Hypergamy

Bitter Temp Guy Columns, Lawyer 8 Comments

The weird thing about temping is that you never see the sonuvabitch partner who hired you. He’s always the same man, even if he’s a woman. And he always wants to know the same thing—”What’s your deal?” Are you a degenerate alcoholic? Are you bucking for a BigLaw job? Are you crazy? Are you hopeless? Are you forever doomed to …

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Caption This! 11-13-08

Bitter Staff Contests, Lawyer 12 Comments

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture? Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this meeting with a lame duck.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day. Editors’ Pick 11-12-08 E-Monster: “Casual Friday at G’tmo.”

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Loose Ends, 11-12-08

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 4 Comments

Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: White & Case is more like White & Off-the-Case.  They’re the latest Big Firm to cut jobs.  “[The] international law firm said Tuesday it would lay off 70 lawyers, plus an additional 100 staff members, due to a decline in legal activity caused by the global financial crisis.” [Wall Street Journal] Look out, Niagara …

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Caption This! 11-12-08

Bitter Staff Comics, Contests, Lawyer 18 Comments

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture? Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this military exercise.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day. Editors’ Pick 11-11-08 Richard: “You’re telling me you bought the gold chain in prison from …

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Loose Ends, 11-11-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Legislation is being crafted that will make it a federal crime to sell tickets to President-elect Obama’s swearing-in ceremony in January.  240,000 tickets are available, but rumors are that the originally free tickets might sell on the open market for as much as $40,000—or as Sarah Palin would refer to the price: Two blouses …

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Caption This! 11-11-08

Bitter Staff Comics, Contests, Lawyer 15 Comments

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture? Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this judge’s courtroom.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day. Editors’ Pick 11-10-08 drlove: “No visitation without making your child support payments.”

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Punching the Clown (Part 1): LIVING the DREAM, Webisode 9

Rick Eid Columns, Lawyer, Video 2 Comments

No, I never did this. Thought about it a few times. But never pulled the trigger, so to speak. This episode is simply the natural extension of feeling trapped and helpless in the office. What’s a guy supposed to do when he’s so stressed and horny that he’s about to implode? I don’t recommend doing what Nick did, but I know it’s happened. …

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Loose Ends, 11-10-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: It’s a total catfight in court between Barbie and Bratz.  Mattel, the maker of Barbie, is all tryin’ to bitch slap Bratz-manufacturer MGA Entertainment with copyright infringement. MGA has been pimpin’ out Bratz for almost $800 million in profits, so you know that ho Barbie is straight-up pissed and getting backhanded by Mattel to …

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