Archive for the ‘Writers and Editors’ Category

3PM Coffee Break

Copywriter: Were you looking for me?
Designer: Sorry?
Copywriter: Before, when I was in that meeting…it looked like you were looking for me.
Designer: Ah…Where I walked over, sighed, and declared “Tragedy”; I was actually looking for the coffee. The window to your meeting room just happened to be behind the machine. You guys have better coffee than our side.

12655 Beatrice Street
Los Angeles, California

Actually, I’m More of a Cylon

Email: Let’s welcome Joe Smith to the company. He will report to Bill Scott.
Copywriter #1: I find it distressing when I don’t recognize the names of the supervisors. Are you sure Mr. Scott isn’t really a robot?
Copywriter #2: Mr. Scott has been with this organization for at least three years. He is not a robot…or if he is, they did a damn good job making him look human.
Copywriter #3: Sounds like something a fembot would say.

Wausau, Wisconsin

It’s Either That or Get One of Those Helper Monkeys

Editor #1: I have finger toes.
Photographer: You mean like long and bony?
Editor #1: Yeah, I can, like, pick stuff up with them.
Editor #2: Do you pinch people with them?
Editor #1: Yeah. I always pinch [my wife]. She hates it.
Editor #2: God is just preparing you for when you lose your arms.

333 North Meridian
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Overheard by: fransen comes alive