Tag Archive | "Black Friday"

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No, You Can’t Speak To the Manager

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Tips on Being a Better Shopper (And Decent Human Being) The holiday season is well upon us, so now is the best time to take stock of how crappy people really are when Christmas shopping glocks them square in the teeth (and their bank accounts). Maybe you were kicking and screaming your head off about […] Continue Reading…

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Reclaiming Thanksgiving

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

The Black Friday deals that spill into Thanksgiving evening is a dark trend indeed. There was much outrage last November when big box stores and other retailers opened their doors to the masses for their much-hyped annual bargain bonanzas. In a recent Connecticut Post article published last Thursday reporter Dirk Perrefort writes that the modus […] Continue Reading…

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Black Friday: A Dark Day Indeed

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Black Friday, your yearly dose of economic irrationality and a dark day indeed. It’s Thanksgiving night and thousands of people are gathering together, not to spend time with their families and give thanks, but to get great bargains at their favorite stores. Thanksgiving hasn’t even officially ended and already parking spots are filling up and […] Continue Reading…