advertising is a strange world
everything you've read about advertising being a shithole you can't get out of is absolutely true
me: what does it mean when someone says @|@?
jr: it means Penis.
me: no it can't be, my freelance illustrator wouldn't say Penis to me.
jr: that's definitely like two balls and a penis.
me: no way!
jr: do people draw their noses pointing upwards? i dont think so...
me: thats horrendous! but why would my nice and well-mannered illustrator say PENIS out of nowhere?? to me?? suddenly?
me: hang on merv is telling me that it isn't a penis after all
me: oh. wait, now merv says he'll draw one with the keyboard
me: okay he's still working on his masterpiece
me: alright now he's really drawn one.
me: ....why did i even ask.
on prescription drugs being (ab)used in the office
valium, xanax, asprin, prozac, etc...
list of items which have fallen from the ceiling recently:
- pieces of the ceiling
- water from aircon pipes
- pieces of the adjacent wall
- soft toys which have been strung up to the rafters
he had gone on all night long about digital media and social networks.
i told him i was more interested in interactive design and multi-touch panels.
we went to the bar, he bought me a gin and tonic, and we made out.
"but wait," he said, as i was leaving, "what's your name? how will i find you again?"
"well, you can go and find me on LinkedIn, can't you, Mr Social Media Specialist?"
on the unruly behaviour of interns
"hey i just made you a dice out of some white clay. here take it."
(holding the dice)
"um.... why is it so sticky?"