01/02/2006: Ah...Oh for the *Career* Oriented...
...McSweeney's is offering this GEM of a post: Interviews With people Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs. [And just FYI, I certainly don't qualify for *interesting* jobs - even in my past jobs list.]
Here are the offerings:
Laura Erickson, Ornithologist
No More Plastic Birds: An Interview With Eva Amsen
Screaming at the Dentist With Wendy K.
Slinging the Dogs: An Interview With Blaine Elliott
An Interview with Krista, Activities Director for a Retirement Community
An Interview with Stephanie Parry, Former Hardware Technician
I Ran the Scrambler: An Interview with Kim Engler
An Interview with Matt Haze, Former Movie Extra
Putting an Orange-Juice-like Drink in the Hopper: An Interview with Tony Meehan
Buying Malt Liquor With Nickels
I Haul Your Booze: An Interview with a Trucker
I'm Your Trumpet-Playing Gorilla: An Interview with Brian Wishnefsky, a.k.a. Sparky the Clown
An Interview with a Certified Firewalk Instructor
An Interview with the Repo Man
An Interview with Nicole G., Former U.S. Census Bureau Employee
An Interview with Joe Bodnar, Auctioneer
Jackie Watson, on Calling BINGO
An Interview with Sara Willkomm, President of a Michael Ian Black Fan Club
Never Been to Jitterbugs, An Interview With Michele Beardsley
Just Call Me Zippy, An Interview With Amy Barich
The Sperm Bank, An Interview with Dina N.
Be Nice to Me, An Interview with Darshan, a New York City Limo Driver
Tell Me About Your Lights in the Sky, An Interview with Larry Haapanen
Saving Lives and Doing Dip, An Interview with Kari, Former Lifeguard
An Interview with Avril Watson, Former Magician's Assistant
Wearing a Shower Cap and Raking the Chips, An Interview with Tom Cooney
On the Night Shift, An Interview with Aaron Bostian, On Vacuuming, Scrubbing, and Mopping
If these Job descriptions tweak your interest...click on the link and give it a read.
Karen on 01.02.06 @ 04:44 PM CST