Stiffed

Stiffed

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Everyone has a story about service.
Let’s Talk About Sex
Apr 11 • 24 min
This week our theme is Sex in the Workplace. Sometimes you catch people having sex in the booth, by the kegs, or in the bathroom. Today Jesse talks to Jess and Pat. Jess tells the many tales of people she has caught having sex in her place of work. THEN…
Day’s Not Over
Apr 4 • 24 min
This week our theme is Winding Down. It’s not surprise that us industry workers tend to drink more than most. We get off work, it’s 4am, and our night IS JUST GETTING STARTED! Our first story, Michael Amico, co-host of another Straw Hut podcast called So…
Poor Management
Mar 28 • 33 min
This week we dive into the world of poor management. Danny is invited to the studio to talk about a time he took a job only to find it was a front. Hookers, blow and more. Then Cheyenne was in a similar situation only to find that her “hostess” job was…
Tipping
Mar 21 • 46 min
This week we talk tipping. Jesse hears two tales of tipping disasters and we learn the best behavior, the worst behavior, and completely unacceptable behavior. How can private tours at Disneyland go so wrong? And what happens when someone walks out? Tune…
Part 3: The Masseuse
Mar 14 • 16 min
To conclude our Minisode sage, in part 3 we return with Mike and Salina! This is time Salina speaks. She is a certified masseuse. Turns out listing that on Craigslist isn’t always the best idea! Find Straw Hut Media at https://strawhutmedia.com/ or on…
Part 2: Shanghai
Mar 13 • 26 min
Part 2 of our 3 part Minisodes. In part 2 we return with our friends Justin and Ava! Ava talks about the aggressive man that is convinced SHE wants to marry him AND have his children. And Justin tells all about the what happens when an entire staff says…
Part 1: The Pitchman
Mar 12 • 20 min
Part 1 of our 3 part Minisodes. In part 1 we return with THE MOOSE! Moose is back to talk about life as a pitchman! How he got into it, what made him stay, and what happens when you bring your little boy to work when you’re trying to sell some mops at the…
Roofies
Feb 28 • 37 min
This week’s show we hear tales from two people that have been roofied. 1st, Mike talks about his strange and insane journey of three friends who all got roofied on the same night. THEN Jess is back to talk about the thing that people often question when…
Racism in the Workplace
Feb 21 • 32 min
This week’s show tackles the tricky subject of racism. The Moose is back. He talks about an encounter with very unpleasant women who attacked him with a pork roast!Corrections to the story:1. Quorn is NOT spelled with and “i”2. Quorn is from Yorkshire,…
Fun and Love in the Workplace
Feb 14 • 24 min
Valentines Day is upon us! Have you ever gotten fell in love with a co-worker? Justin co-hosts with Jesse on this episode. This week we hear from Mallory! She talks with us about a lovely man she started crushing on at work! Then Ava, Justin and Jesse…
Dealing With Poop
Feb 7 • 34 min
This week we hear two tales about poop in the workplace. Have you ever been incredibly desperate to take a crap? Like 2 weeks desperate? Or conversely, have you ever had to deal with another person’s poop that may or may not be haunted? This week’s show…
Gender Differences in the Service Industry
Jan 31 • 28 min
This week Jesse talks with four different women to get a different perspective on behavior in the workplace. It’s 2019. Every voice matters, especially in an industry so prone to ignoring them. Whether it be owners, managers, or patrons it’s no shock to…
Theft
Jan 24 • 13 min
This weeks show we delve into these sadly reoccurring stories. I have a couple rants of my own before Justin has to deal with a very drunk and confused lady and then Mike reminds us why working retail at a novelty shop in the mall isn’t always ideal. Find…
Surreal Customers
Jan 17 • 25 min
This week’s episode is all about strange things and accusations that customers give you! Why would you keep trying to dye your hair in a public bathroom? And it’s not everyday you’re accused of kicking someone’s baby! This week we have two stories of…
Positivity
Jan 10 • 28 min
This week’s episode is all about the positive things that can happen when working in the service industry. They aren’t all gross! Have you ever had a total stranger leave a very undeserved tip? This week we have two positive stories. In our first story…
3 to 1 Fight
Jan 3 • 32 min
This week’s episode is all about a fight. Have you ever been the only employee at work? Ben tells us about this time he was working all alone and had to fight 3 people at once! This week we have our first call in story from Ben!Find Straw Hut Media at…
Revenge
Dec 27, 2018 • 19 min
This week’s episode is all about REVENGE. Have you ever had a customer that just deserved testicles dipped in their drink or crotch pastrami? This week we have two stories all about frustrated employees coping with patrons. In our first story Jess tells…
Bad Business Ideas
Dec 20, 2018 • 40 min
This week’s episode is all about ridiculous mandates passed down from on high. Have you ever had a direction or order from a boss that was just some dumb you felt dumber for doing it and following orders? This week we have two stories all about frustrated…
Physical Confrontation
Dec 13, 2018 • 30 min
This week’s episode is all about physical confrontation. What’s it when you are behind the bar and all the patrons are chanting “KILL THE BARTENDERS”? And what happens when a stranger makes eye contact through the window while peeing on your building?…
Jesse Gets Let Go
Dec 6, 2018 • 45 min
Jesse got fired. Because of his own podcast. Fellow Straw Hut podcaster William Sterling, host of The Motivation Report, sits down with him to unravel the tale of his recent discharge and why he’s the true hero of this story.Find Straw Hut Media at…
Awkward Opening Shifts
Nov 29, 2018 • 25 min
Have you ever been stuck to a mouse trap? Waking up early and being the first at work isn’t always easy. This week Jesse talks to fellow Straw Hut Media host, Michael Amico, about a particular opening shift that left him feeling a bit under the weather.…
Bad Excuses
Nov 22, 2018 • 43 min
Some people have poor excuses for bad behavior. This week Jesse talks to fellow Straw Hut Media host, Rachel Michelle Fernandes about an interesting run-in with some fine young ladies at the, now defunct, Juke Joint, who stiffed her on their bill. PLUS…
Homeless Encounters in the Workplace
Nov 15, 2018 • 35 min
Pyromania at 1 o’clock on a Tuesday afternoon, a burning shirt parade, dedicated to drinking lots of wine, and free lobster. What kind of shenanigans do service industry workers get into when the homeless come into the restaurant?Find Straw Hut Media at…
Fighting in the Workplace
Nov 8, 2018 • 28 min
This week’s episode is all about conflicts…with little emphasis on resolution. What’s it like to get sucker punched while in the Chuck E. Cheese costume? Why would a bouncer pepper spray an entire crowd in a bar? When people get violent in the workplace…
Bodily Fluids in the Workplace
Oct 31, 2018 • 37 min
Pee in the play place and on pizza at Chuck E. Cheese’s? Blood all over the bathroom? A cascade of vomit at the most magical place on earth? This is stiffed. And we’re talking bodily fluids in the workplace. Find Straw Hut Media at…
Stiffed - Teaser Trailer
Oct 24, 2018 • 1 min
Everyone has a story about service. If you’ve ever worked in the industry, you know it’s rarely pretty. Think of this as your reverse Yelp. We’ll be sharing stories of humor, and horror, from the service industry.Find Straw Hut Media at…