It's Black Friday 2013 and Walmart sales are up, Walmart shoppers are down, online sales continue to grow, and the working poor can't even afford to buy the discounted goods they're selling. No matter where you are in the United States, it's hard to escape the reach of the shopping madness, something everyone pretends to hate until they have a bargain-priced new television in their family room.
So we're asking you—the shoppers, the employees, the protestors, and the hungover—to share your Black Friday tales with all of us. Did you see or hear anything crazy at the mall? Do you want to admit where you got an incredibly good deal on Christmas presents? Or do you just want to complain about corporate America while everyone else talks about how all wine is 30% off at Whole Foods today?