Poor Baby: In case you missed it, AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong complained yesterday about having to supply both health care and retirement plans for his employees:
"Two things that happened in 2012," he said, according to a transcript provided by an AOL employee. "We had two AOL-ers that had distressed babies that were born that we paid a million dollars each to make sure those babies were OK in general. And those are the things that add up into our benefits cost. So when we had the final decision about what benefits to cut because of the increased healthcare costs, we made the decision, and I made the decision, to basically change the 401(k) plan."
Because the Waltons Need More Money, That's Why! Speaking of shitty companies, you really need to read this e-mail from a Walmart manager on Gawker:
As I said before, Walmart was a good company to work for in relations to the retail sector. However I feel horrible for the associates I have to manage and the struggles they face. I ask this question, How come in 1999 Walmart could pay me over $10 an hour but in 2014 I hire people in at $8.00 an hour?
Bad Movie News: Someone is rebooting the Transporter franchise without Jason Statham. What the fuck? Was anyone clamoring for more Transporter movies? Does anyone really care about the character? So many questions.
I Got Something in My Eye: This seems like as good a way as any to end the week: