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VIDEO: Portlandia’s elegant solution to the problem of splitting the cheque at a restaurant

Even with a table of smarter-than-average friends, splitting a bill can be tricky, especially at the end of a long and boozy meal. Enter Portlandia’s Professional Tipper, a Ferrari-driving, bow-tie clad tough guy who’s a whiz at math, arrives seconds after being summoned, and defaults to a generous 18.6 per cent tip. Servers: eat you hearts out. [h/t Eater]