Monday, 30 March 2009

News: Project Next

Remember when I offhandedly mentioned I applied for this thing with the ABC? Well it turns out I made the first cut. I got an interview for a job with the ABC. I know. Now I'm slightly less not-likely to get the job. I'm kind of pleased about this.

I actually felt like not applying there for a bit. I still feel a smidge ambivalent about it. If I get the job it means I have to defer my degree again, which I'm not too crash-hot about.

But seriously. It's a professional job. With. The. ABC. I'm probably not going to turn an offer like that down.

And really, who couldn't resist an applicant who answered questions like I did?
What do you find funny?

Well thought-out one liners - especially in political satire. High-brow humour makes me feel intelligent and strokes my ego. Alternatively, some of the biggest laughs I've had have come from non-sequitur internet memes - lower than any lowbrow humour ever conceived before.

Like last Thursday I was at the park and I ACCIDENTALLY A WHOLE COKE BOTTLE. Do you think it's dangerous? Also I herd u leik mudkipz.

What makes the above paragraph even funnier to me is that when I showed it to my mum for proof-reading (I'm cool like that) she said I was missing a verb after "accidentally". I would call her a n00b, but she's my mum.


I'm a bit weird and find jokes about grammar and punctuation funny. They don't have punch lines; that's the glory of them.
Provide an example of a factual TV program you think fails in its objectives.

You want me to go for the easy option? Today Tonight. It's pretty trashy, but then I think they WANT to be trashy… that means they're fulfilling their objective, right? The real failures in my eyes are those Real Medical Emergency programs. They want to be heartwarming but really it's just gore gore gore and deformed people. And why are they in such early timeslots? WON'T SOMEBODY THINK OF THE CHILDREN ETC?!

My professionalism even astounds me. Who WOULDN'T want someone like that working for them?

I bet they think I am all Gen-Y, cutting-edge and adventurous. Little do they know I'm just lonely and in need of affirmation. AFFIRM ME INTERNET! AFFIRM MY FUTILE EXISTENCE!

(Oh by the way, Fake Stephen got fired after all. I have much vitriol for Telstra right now.)

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