March 31, 2006

Three Job Interviews

. . . within as many weeks.

And the weird thing is, these appear to be real jobs, as opposed to that sort of thing wherein the company interviews a bunch of people so they can say they did it, before they promote from within, move people around, and finally hire a 22-year-old editorial assistant for ten cents a day or whatever.

I mean, I'm hearing from the hiring managers, and they want to talk to me in person. Strange.

I guess things are finally looking up to the point that former English majors might get a piece of the pie. Cool: I like pie.

Posted by Attila Girl at March 31, 2006 05:53 PM | TrackBack

MMMMmmmmm... pie.... [homer drool]


Good thoughts your way on your quest.

Posted by: Darleen at March 31, 2006 08:34 PM

I suspect it's your body of work, rather than that coveted, rare, English degree... I don't see a paradigm shift quite yet. I'd put a hold on that order for that Bentley Arnage, if I were you.

Now if you'd like to take a stab at the screenplay for "Basic Instinct III"...Think five years from now and reasons/rationales/motivations for at least six beaver shots for a 53-year old Sharon. I would stay clear of hot flashes if I were you, but that may be doable. I'll work up some heat transfer equations...

Posted by: Darrell at March 31, 2006 09:04 PM

Depending on her situation, the heat flashes mightn't be so obvious: you've heard of a "sex flush," haven't you? it's very real for some people.

I'm sure we could do NC-17 or better on this.

Posted by: Attila Girl at March 31, 2006 09:26 PM

I was just thinking about pie, Boston cream to be exact. Then I read about Sharon Stone. Now my pie hunger has ceased.

Posted by: Sean Hackbarth at March 31, 2006 09:38 PM

Theoretically, it should be possible to combine the two, though I understand some people are quite squeamish about that.

A dab of filling here, a whisper of whipped cream on top . . . everyone goes away happy.

Posted by: Attila Girl at March 31, 2006 09:43 PM

I think we can see from the comments that "BI III" needs a few pie scenes...

Now about the room being illuminated from the cherry-red glow of Sharon's "burning ember"... Hmmm.... I have to take a shower now. I was naively thinking "radiator". We might have to bring in a specialist in convective/conductive heat flow. And we'll need data.

Posted by: Darrell at March 31, 2006 10:28 PM

What if I claimed that I don't understand what you dirty old men are talking about?

Posted by: Attila Girl at March 31, 2006 11:29 PM

It wouldn't work because it was your idea.

Opening Scene: Catherine Trammel(Sharon) is in a UN internment camp for Global Warming violations....She is thinking pie...banana cream pie, to be exact. Dr. Milena Gardosh(Charlotte Rampling) enters the room. and says, "Is it warm in here, or is it just you? Do I smell pie?"

Posted by: Darrell at April 1, 2006 10:20 AM

Catherine Trammel: "That's "hot"..."
Dr. Milena Gardosh: "No. It's just the English accent. Yanks like you always think everything sounds sexier, more intelligent, when spoken by someone with an English accent. One of the intelligible ones. And rightfully so."
Catherine Trammel: "No, I meant the expression is 'Is it hot in here or is it just you?' You said warm."
Dr, Milena Gardosh: "What expression? I also said 'I smell pie' and I still haven't gotten a taste!"
Catherine Tramell: "Who wrote this crap? Oh wait, I should know because I'm directing this one..."
Dr. Milena Gardosh: "The script I pasted on your ass so I didn't have to memorize this tripe says 'Darrell Sala.' You should have gone with Joy McCann. Now, are you going to snog me, or what? That pie won't keep forever."

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