He's ready to party . . . for $799. / Loren Javier
The Baffler,  December 30, 2015

Daily Bafflements

He's ready to party . . . for $799. / Loren Javier
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• Everyone knows you can easily spend an exorbitant amount of money at New York City restaurants. Typically, though, a high three figure bill is associated with such upscale (and probably overrated) establishments as Per Se and Spotted Pig, not Bubba Gump Shrimp or Ruby Tuesday’s. Yet, as the New York Post reports, you could be paying up to $1,699 for a table at their Times Square locations come December 31st. Bargain or not? You decide.

• You, too, can survive a bear attack with the National Rifle Association endorsed–Emergency Assistance Plus. After all, “when Havoc [sic] strikes you need ammunition, and you can’t always bring your gun.”

• 2015 was a rough year for unions, but grassroots resistance may provide workers with a glimmer of hope for next year, says Labor Notes.

• That Catholic priest who rode a hover board during mass on Christmas Eve in the Philippines? Yeah, he apologized.

• Behold, the innumerable journalism fails of 2015.

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