Posts Tagged: Business Plans

We Must Build An Enormous McWorld In Times Square, A Xanadu Representing A McDonald's From Every Nation

Artist's Rendering.

The first time I wrote a letter to the president of McDonald's it was about breakfast. I'm not a huge fan of most of the lunch and dinner options at McDonald's but I love Sausage Egg & Cheese McMuffins and I love hash browns. I have gone into that McDonald's in Union Square right around when they close down breakfast and put in low-ball bids on the whole remaining hash brown rack. "What do you got left hash browns-wise? Ten? Twelve? I'll give you five bucks for the lot." It's a great hangover remedy. Giant Coke, tons of ice, bag of hash browns. Why can't they [...]


Your 2012 "Naked Dudes with Cats" Calendar

Well, here we are. The Internet is done, as discovered here: Introducing the 6 Packs 9 Lives 2012 Calendar. Yup, scantily clad guys with cats. It's for charity… CAT CHARITY.


Quit Your Job! Jen St. Hilaire of Scarlet City Coffee Roasting

There's more than one way to start a business. You can straight up just quit your job, and take loans and go for broke—but that's not something we're all in a position to do. There are ways to segue into proprietorship, supporting yourself part-time while you grow a business. We talked to our favorite coffee roaster, Jen St. Hilaire, of Scarlet City Coffee Roasting, who is based in California's East Bay and makes our favorite coffee ever, about how and why she's doing it.

The Awl: Why is your coffee so insanely delicious? I swear, this is the best coffee I've ever had in my [...]