Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The 6 Most Disastrous Work E-Mails Ever Sent

From Cracked.com.

They say you should never write anything in an email that you don't want to see on the front page of the New York Times. And while you may shrug and ask why in the world the Times would print your email about how drunk you got last night, well, you'd be surprised.
These guys found out the hard way.



6. PETER CHUNG (Investment Banker/Sex Machine)


Peter Chung's future couldn't have been brighter. After graduating from Princeton he landed a sweet job with The Carlyle Group, complete with a fancy apartment. Chung soon found himself tempted by the money, women and fast-lane existence that apparently exists in Korea for young investment bankers.


Showing off the virtues instilled by his expensive education, two weeks after landing his new gig Peter was emailing his friends about his ambitious plans for the future:


" ....CHUNG is going to fuck every hot chick in Korea over the next 2 years (5 down, 1,000,000,000 left to go) the second bedroom is for my harem of chickies...I know I was a stud in NYC but I pretty much get about, on average, 5-8 phone numbers a night and at least 3 hot chicks that say that they want to go home with me every night I go out."


We're not sure where he got the billion hot chicks from. In any event, he had set the bar high for himself and needed some help from his friends back home:


"Oh, by the way, someone's gotta start fedexing me boxes of domes
(condoms), I brought out about 40 but I think I'll run out of them by Saturday."


Chung apparently took things a little too far when he boasted about how everyone in the industry was kissing his ass:



"...I have bankers calling me everyday with opportunities and they pretty much cater to my every whim - you know (golfing events, lavish dinners, a night out clubbing)"


THE FALLOUT

Naturally, the e-mail was forwarded to a whole lot of people in the investment banking industry. Within days, Chung was forced to resign in disgrace, probably with a case of crabs to boot. Thus the Sex King of Korea's reign ended shortly after it began.

(List continues here at Cracked.com)

Vid Of The Day: Birds On A Wire

I like this.

Birds on the Wires from Jarbas Agnelli on Vimeo.


Advice Column FAIL Of The Day

Don't quit your day job, Miriam. Oh -- this is your day job. Then get a different one because you suck.

Click pic for easier reading.




Vid Of The Day: TMI

Another public meeting, another nutter. They need a trap door at these things.

From Funny Or Die.

Cool Classic TV Cars Of The Day

A lineup of famous TV cars. Many of these are from 70s' shows, so you youngun's may not recognize as many as us old folks.

A car has always been an easy way to help define a show's hero, but for many of these series, the cars became characters themselves in a sense. Try to imagine the A-Team with their van, or Crockett & Tubbs without their Ferrari, or Starsky & Hutch without the "Striped Tomato." It just isn't the same.


Magnum P.I. (Ferrari 308 GTSi)


The Munsters ("Drag-u-la")
A custom car created by the legendary George Barris.


The Partridge Family


Vega$ ('57 Ford T-bird convertible)


Happy Days (Ralph Malph's hot rod, a modified '29 Ford Roadster pickup)


The Rockford Files ('77 Pontiac Firebird)


Speed Racer (the powerful -- and fictional -- Mach 5)


Starsky & Hutch ('76 Ford Gran Torino, nicknamed the "Striped Tomato")


Batman (Batmobile)
Another George Barris original, created from a '55 Lincoln Futura, a concept car that was never produced.



Mork & Mindy ('78 Jeep Wrangler)


The Monkees (Monkeemobile)
The Monkeemobile is a '66 Pontiac GTO customized by Dean Jeffries, who also worked with George Barris on the Batmobile. Note the similarities between the two cars.


Kojak ('75 Buick Regal sedan)


The Andy Griffith Show (Ford Galaxy)


The Munsters (The Munsterkoach)
Another masterpiece by George Barris, this 18-ft-long beast was made from three Model T bodies.


Nash Bridges ('71 Plymouth Barracuda - I want this car)


Miami Vice ('86 Ferrari Testarossa)


Mannix (Roadster)
The Roadster was another George Barris custom car, based on an Oldsmobile Toronado convertible.


The Fall Guy ('81 GMC Sierra)


The Brady Bunch ('71 Plymouth Barracuda)
Mike Brady drove this car in Season 3. Nash Bridges drove the same model and year.



Get Smart ('65 Sunbeam Tiger - Seasons 1-2)


Hawaii Five-O ('68 Mercury Parklane)


The Beverly Hillbillies ('21 Olds flatbed truck)


The A-Team ('83 GMC van)


The Brady Bunch ('71 Plymouth Satellite Wagon)


Columbo (
'59 Peugeot 403 Grande Luxe Cabriolet convertible)


Wonderbug (fictional dune buggy made from various junk cars)


The Dukes of Hazzard (The General Lee)
The General Lee was a '69 Dodge Charger.


Get Smart ('69 Opel GT - Season 5)


Miami Vice (Ferrari Daytona Spyder)


The Green Hornet (Black Beauty)
The Black Beauty was a custom car created by Dean Jeffries from a '66 Chrysler Crown Imperial.


Viper (Dodge Viper)


Charlie's Angels (Jill's Ford Cobra)(RIP, Farrah)


Thunderbirds (The FAB-1, a modified Rolls Royce)


The Brady Bunch ('69 Plymouth Fury)
Mike Brady's car in Seasons 1-2.


Knight Rider (KITT - a 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am)


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