melody-heald

Melody Heald


Melody Heald is a culture writer. Her work can be found in Glitter Magazine, BUST Magazine, and more.

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‘The manager is 100% the problem’: Arby’s manager gets into screaming match with customer over refund

'She escalated that situation.'

On Nov 28, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘If I bite one ima get fired’: Gas station worker throws away 66 donuts at end of day, sparking debate

'Bruh I would get fired first day.'

On Nov 28, 2022 by Melody Heald

man staring at camera caption ''ur package has arrived and is in the mailbox' never buying on depop again' (l) Depop logo on red background (c) Shipping label with hand over sensitive information caption ''ur package has arrived and is in the mailbox' never buying on depop again' (r)

‘Never buying on Depop again’: Man says Depop seller sent him a shipping label — with no package

'Post office so wrong for shipping that.'

On Nov 27, 2022 by Melody Heald

wing stop employee shares ranch recipe tiktok

‘Soooo you telling me I can make my own’: Wingstop manager shares ‘special ingredient’ used in popular ranch dressing

'Something tells me we ain’t supposed to know this.'

On Nov 26, 2022 by Melody Heald

McDonald's worker holding mobile order outside caption 'he's taking a 30min break in his car and instead of getting off to get an order of fries, he does a mobile order!!' (l) McDonald's worker on break in car outside caption 'he's taking a 30min break in his car and instead of getting off to get an order of fries, he does a mobile order!!' with McDonald's logo centered at bottom (c) McDonald's worker holding mobile up to other worker's face in car caption 'he's taking a 30min break in his car and instead of getting off to get an order of fries, he does a mobile order!!' (r)

‘Tell me you’re lazy without telling me you’re lazy’: McDonald’s worker places curbside mobile order to be delivered to their car on lunch break

'Instead of getting off to get an order of fries, he does a mobile order!!'

On Nov 25, 2022 by Melody Heald

Waffle House carton with hash browns inside (l) Waffle House sign on building (c) Waffle House cartons in sink filling up with water (r)

‘Y’all don’t be chopping up potatoes fresh to order?’: Waffle House worker reveals how the hashbrowns are made

'I thought they would’ve been frozen or bagged fresh.'

On Nov 25, 2022 by Melody Heald

man speaking in car caption 'Large Party' 'when you walk into a restaurant with 40 people on a Saturday night at 7 30' (l) man speaking in car caption 'Large Party' 'there's gonna be some rules' (c) man speaking in car caption 'Large Party' 'for example last night I only allowed them 4 checks' (r)

‘I can’t allow you more than 4 checks’: Restaurant manager says this is what you can expect if you show up with a large party

‘My family does this… the right way.’

On Nov 25, 2022 by Melody Heald

Waffle House server speaking in car (l) Waffle House sign in front of blue sky (c) Waffle House worker speaking in car holding up 3 fingers (r)

‘I just stayed for 45 minutes for $1.25’: Waffle House server calls out kids who barely tipped her after she stayed overtime

'Sad thing is so many adults do this too.'

On Nov 25, 2022 by Melody Heald

woman speaking holding Starbucks cup (l) woman greenscreen TikTok over Caffe Misto in Starbucks app (c) woman drinking Starbucks drink (r)

‘I tried this and it was disgusting’: Customer debunks Starbucks ‘Cafe Misto’ latte hack

'I’m convinced the people who do this hack never had a latte before.'

On Nov 23, 2022 by Melody Heald

woman greenscreen TikTok over Starbucks charge of $6.50 caption 'Starbucks after charging me 6.50 for an iced water with strawberries in it' (l) Starbucks employee handing customer drink with strawberries in it (c) woman greenscreen TikTok over Starbucks charge of $6.50 caption 'Starbucks after charging me 6.50 for an iced water with strawberries in it' (r)

‘It’s corporate… we have to charge I’m sorry’: Starbucks customer says he was charged $6.50 for water with strawberries

'I'm still upset about this.'

On Nov 23, 2022 by Melody Heald

hand on Dollar Tree makeup (l) hand pointing to Loreal makeup with '12.99' price tag with the Dollar Tree logo centered above (c) hand turning Dollar Tree makeup to reveal Loreal logo (r)

‘Whenever you see packaging like this, just plain black and white, pay attention’: TikToker shares PSA to find name-brand makeup at Dollar Tree

'I never knew this.'

On Nov 22, 2022 by Melody Heald

Dollar Tree interior with boxes stacked high (l) Dollar Tree building with sign (c) Dollar Tree interior with boxes everywhere (r)

‘If the pay matched the work, I’d love to be that busy’: Dollar Tree worker reveals massive piles of boxes he has to unpack

'I hate this job.'

On Nov 22, 2022 by Melody Heald

woman shows bag of pee someone slipped under dressing room at zara tiktok

‘It’s SOO YELLOW’: Woman says someone slipped a bag of pee into her dressing room at Zara

'Unfortunately, coming from a former retail worker that’s common.'

On Nov 21, 2022 by Melody Heald

Ross employee caption 'It's my 3rd day at my new job and I've already gave a customer 57 dollars when he only needed 34... while my manager chased him down the door. She told me to take my break ima go kms' (l) Ross Dress For Less store front with sign (c) Ross employee caption 'It's my 3rd day at my new job and I've already gave a customer 57 dollars when he only needed 34... while my manager chased him down the door. She told me to take my break ima go kms' (r)

‘Not me having a mental breakdown’: Ross employee accidentally gives customer $23 extra in change on third day of new job

'She put u in time out.'

On Nov 21, 2022 by Melody Heald

Starbucks barista speaking caption 'I worked at Starbucks and had to quit because it was driving me INSANE how much waste and plastic just my store was doing' (l) Starbucks plastic and packaging on white surface (c) Starbucks barista speaking caption 'I worked at Starbucks and had to quit because it was driving me INSANE how much waste and plastic just my store was doing' (r)

‘The amount of plastic that is wasted in Starbucks is unreal’: Starbucks barista says she quit over the store’s overwhelming plastic waste

'Wait until you find out how many stores fill landfills when stuff doesn’t sell.'

On Nov 20, 2022 by Melody Heald