Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-23-15: Unwanted Economics Lecture

A Seattle bartender got a lecture in economics instead of a tip. A customer put “0” as a tip and left a card explaining that they were not tipping, because Seattle raised their minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 1.1 million. That’s the number of copies of “Go Set a Watchman” sold already, according to Harper Collins.

David Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld have asked that their endorsements of a 2014 biography of Bill Cosby be removed in future printings.

In technology news, a group of former Apple engineers have created an idiot-proof oven.

In entertainment news, CBS has ordered a series about a Congressional staffer who discovers that aliens have eaten the brains of everyone on Capitol Hill.

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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