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  • 03 Feb 2014 at 1:52 PM

No Bonus For Me, Thanks: Barclays CEO

Reuters reports that for the second year in a row, Barclays Chief Executive Officer Antony Jenkins has turned down the bonus offered to him. This time around, he said that it would be inappropriate to take the money, in light of “the bank’s hefty bill to pay for past problems.” All of this probably comes as a surprise to another CEO, whose name shall not be mentioned, who thought they agreed to put up a united front re: bonus accepting in the face of legal fees, be they Libor, whale, mortgage, or alternate side parking ticket-related, and who at this moment is angrily dictating an email thanking Jenkins for making him look like a Grade A Jackass. Read more »

  • 12 Jan 2011 at 12:54 PM

Mayor Bloomberg Ruins Stripper Snow Day (UPDATE)

As you may have heard, the first big snowfall of the season, back in December, turned out to be a little embarrassing for Mayor Bloomberg and the people tasked with removing said snow, given that on many streets, the latter failed to do so, and that the former’s initial response was “Yeah, and? Grow a pair.” This time around, they vowed not to be made fools and allocated approximately 50 snow-blowers and 100 trucks per block. With the precipitation beginning around 10PM last evening, Hizzoner and Co plowed like there was no tomorrow, working diligently in the early hours of the morning (waking some people up circa 2AM). As those of you traversing Manhattan today can see, an extremely thorough job was done. A bit too thorough if you ask a couple topless gals. Read more »