screw ups

Happy Fifth Anniversary of PwC F*cking Up the Oscars

What were you doing the evening of Feb. 26, 2017? I was at home and I wasn’t watching the Academy Awards. I was probably watching the Chicago Blackhawks game that night, when the team was actually good. But I remember seeing on my Twitter feed later that night people talking about the huge mistake made […]

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PwC Keeps The Oscars Gig

After dealing with weeks of embarrassment, brand damage, ridicule, repeated apologies, rejection and capitulation, PwC has finally caught a break. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to retain the firm to tabulate the ballots for the Oscars despite the colossal screw-up that happened with the Best […]

FAF Throws Aside Accounting Standards to Announce ‘The Best Press Release Ever’

Looks like happy hour started a little early in Norwalk today, as what was supposed to be a test email went out to subscribers of FAF’s Action Alert as if it was a real press release: Kip later issued an apology. We Betz he did, har har.  

Wisconsin Drops CPA Exam Education Requirement to 120 Units After Accidentally Dropping All Requirements Completely

Every time I write about a legislative event be it MACPA's CPA Day or AICPA Council, you guys seem to tune out. Who cares? This is boring! MOAR MEMES! The reason you should care is that lawmakers aren't exactly the brightest crayons in the box. If they are allowed to run wild with laws that […]

According to this Sportscaster, Accountants Are the Only People Who Never Screw Up

Someone needs to introduce this guy to Arthur Andersen, Scott London, and the Cleveland intern with a highly condensed schedule of errands. That said, it's nice to know that average Joes still hold all of you in such high regard, because we all know none of you would EVER celebrate too early. Perhaps the AICPA […]