Dustin Gold is a presidential consultant who demands complete transparency. Perhaps it helps that he advises candidates who don’t actually hold elected office—they just impersonate those who do.
One of the first times that Lisa Nyhart, 34, stayed overnight at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, she didn’t sleep a wink. It was during her anniversary, and she and her husband had rented a room on the hotel’s infamous fourth floor, which has long been rumored to be haunted.
Chris Couri, 36, is well aware that at least part of the reason for his company’s success is its racy and admittedly juvenile name: We Do Lines.
Some of Brenda Cantrell’s favorite stories from working at the Unclaimed Baggage Center, a 40,000 square foot warehouse in Scottsboro, Ala., that sells lost treasures abandoned by—or never reunited with—airline passengers, are the items that didn’t make it onto the sales floor. Like a shrunken head.
Donna Alexander doesn’t have a lot of rules at the Anger Room, the business she founded and runs at a Dallas strip mall. But she does insist that customers not bring in their own machetes or chainsaws.
“Nobody is talking about how this upcoming election is going to effect small businesses like ours,” says Judi Collora, 61, the co-founder and co-owner of Mrs. Doe Pee’s Buck Lures in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. If Obama is reelected in November, she says, it could wreak havoc on the deer urine industry.
Suzanne Asbury-Oliver, 53, still gets wistful when she talks about her former employer, PepsiCo.
David Dafoe doesn’t hesitate when asked to name the grossest soda flavor he’s ever created. “That would be fish taco,” he says.
Lisa Whiteaker can’t remember any of her customers by name, but she remembers every monkey she’s ever worked with.
At last week’s Independence Day celebration at the White House, not many of the 1,000-plus guests got to shake hands with the president, or even get very close. But thanks to Todd Neufeld, they got the next best thing: Obama’s balloon doppelgänger.
If you’re planning to take a road trip this week—Triple A estimates that 42.3 million Americans will do so for the the Fourth of July holiday, up nearly 5% from last year—and you’re planning to drink a frosty beverage during that journey—if a new Dunkin’ Donuts survey is to be believed, 59% of roadsters will […]
At least on paper, Marvin Hyer Jr., 26, has one of the worst jobs on the planet. A full-time employee of Johnny On The Spot, a portable restroom rental service based in Old Bridge, N.J., he spends entire afternoons standing next to the one place at any outdoor event that most people avoid with extreme […]