Archive for 2006

5PM That’s a Wrap

Em­ploy­ee #1: I don’t be­lieve in God. I be­lieve in ghosts, but not God.
Em­ploy­ee #2: What about aliens?
Em­ploy­ee #1: Oh, to­tal­ly!
Boss: Don’t you guys have some­thing more im­por­tant to be do­ing?
Em­ploy­ee #2: I have about 1,000 oth­er things to do. None of them is more im­por­tant than this.

2223 East Speed­way
Tuc­son, Ari­zona

1PM Get­ting Buy-in

Su­per­vi­sor: I need to know the cir­cu­la­tion of this piece.
Un­der­ling: I put it on the job re­quest.
Su­per­vi­sor: No, not how many peo­ple it’s go­ing to…
Un­der­lings: Uh.…
Su­per­vi­sor: Oh, yeah, it’s on there. Nev­er mind.

401 South­west 7th
Des Moines, Iowa

11AM Re­cep­tion

Co-work­er #1: Have you seen [Amy]?
Sec­re­tary: Not in the past sev­er­al min­utes.
Co-work­er #1: I hope she hur­ries up. I have to study for a test and my boss is breath­ing down my neck.
Co-work­er #2: Hey! How are you?
Co-work­er #1: I’d be bet­ter if [Amy] would hur­ry up and get here. I have a boss wait­ing on me and stuff I have to do.

El­e­va­tor dings. All look ex­pec­tant­ly to­ward el­e­va­tor, hop­ing to see [Amy]. Some­one else comes out.

All in uni­son, dis­ap­point­ed­ly: Awww.

Para­noid co-work­er #3: What? What did I do?

401 Church Street
Nashville, Ten­nessee