Dark Bilious Vapors

But how could I deny that I possess these hands and this body, and withal escape being classed with persons in a state of insanity, whose brains are so disordered and clouded by dark bilious vapors....
--Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy: Meditation I

Home » Archives » January 2006 » Ah...Oh for the *Career* Oriented...

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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

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