• InWork

    It Makes a Slinkety Sound

    Dear Darling Ones, A long, long time ago at the dawn of the internet age I worked as a copywriter at a software company. It was my first grown-up job and I took it very seriously as a grown up would. Even with all the seriousness I still found time…

  • InWork

    Day 57 of 200: Another Wormhole

    September, it seems, is full of wormholes. Thanks to Brett Kavanaugh & the legions of men who think sexually assaulting girls are consequence-free teen shenanigans, I’ve spent a lot of time, in my head, in the 80s. Today, I find myself in another wormhole. This one is better and finds…

  • InWork

    Just another software company, the closure

    In September of 1999 I started working at Jasc Software. It was a little company that made digital photography software. I landed at Jasc as a Customer Service temp. I had two options from the temp agency. I could work at some publishing firm in St. Louis Park or work…

  • JOB: Assistant to the Supergenius

    We are seeking a highly driven, ultra-creative, somewhat- energetic individual who thrives on a challenge to assist our Supergenius with essential creative, professional, and cookie-eating tasks. This position is a tremendous opportunity for a person to do more than just exist in an increasingly soulless world, you will be able…

  • Why is corporate America looking for rock stars?

    I’ve noticed an alarming trend in the want ads lately. It seems “rock star” is the adjective du jour when describing the employees that companies want to hire. Even Hell, Inc. is looking for “rock stars” now that they got rid of all of us mid-tempo balladeers. It’s an interesting…

  • InWork

    An hour of Evan Dando returns me to equilibrium

    Most of my co-working posse is up in the Great White North celebrating our capitalistic success. I, however, opted not to join the party because I am endlessly dedicated to my Advanced Fiction class at The Loft (unlike some people I know, Graduate). Also, the thought of traveling and layovers…