Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Poor Bastard of the Day

Today, for a change of pace, I'm naming a Poor Bastard of the Day. The difference, of course, is that while the regular Bastard of the Day deserves scorn, the Poor Bastard elicits sympathy. From the Chicago Tribune:
Caleb Kosek, 24, showed up for his first day of work as a Bennigan's server to find the 225 North Michigan location locked. He circled the building for a few minutes before passersby informed him that they had heard the restaurant chain was closed as of that morning. "Wow," he said wide-eyed as he peeked into the empty restaurant.
Man, what rotten luck! Caleb, you poor bastard, I hope you find another job soon!

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