Breakfast Links: Happy New Year Beer Trademark Legal Battle!
HuffPost: Because it’s not right to start a New Year without a craft brewery suing Anheuser-Busch over the phrase “Hold my beer and watch this”.
The New Yorker: Throughout British history (and literature), women have been the backbone of domestic servitude. Come for the “Downton Abbey” comparisons, stay for Virginia Woolf’s obsession with her servant Nellie.
Lucky Peach: Uh.
NYT: Maine’s shrimping industry is screwed this year thanks to global warming and overfishing. Goodbye, tiny shrimp.
WSJ: Even the waiters at elite restaurants are elitists, with more FOH staffers boasting degrees from Ivy League colleges. To be fair, a really good head waiter can earn up to $150,000 per year at these restaurants, which is, like, four times the salary of a public school teacher. Sorry, Teach For America.