Gabatron Morning Briefing – 5-22-15: World’s Worst Boss

One anonymous staffer from Carly Fiorina’s 2010 Senate campaign says that they would rather go back to Iraq than work with her again. Apparently she did not even pay a lot of people until just before she announced that she would be running for President.

Interesting stat of the day: $427,098.49. That’s Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder and former National League Most Valuable Player Andrew McCutchen’s take home pay every two weeks.

Matthew Weiner says if you were confused by the ending to Mad Men, it’s your own fault. He wasn’t trying to be vague like The Sopranos ending. Don Draper really did find his happy place at the hippie commune and go on to create the “Buy the world a Coke” ad.

In science news, a new Canadian study says that you will be happier if you bike or walk to work rather than driving. It makes you happier, and will also do a lot to get you into better shape.

Plus, a Colorado man brought a stuffed owl named “Soloman” to court to act as his lawyer.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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