Total Dis’

Do you notice anything strange in this bit from the Arts section of today’s New York Times?

A few (striking) writers have returned to gigs they had hoped to forget: waiting tables, bartending, copywriting, tutoring. Some who began as performers have returned to the grind of auditioning for commercials.

That’s right, copywriting is just one of the shitty jobs held by real writers who later go on to work in TV.

About David Burn

Native Nebraskan in the Pacific Northwest. Brand builder at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. Contributor to The Content Strategist. Believer in Gossage, Bernbach and Clow. Doer of the things written about herein.

  • HighJive

    wait a minute. can we make as much money waiting tables and bartending? if so, i’m there.
    unless i can get someone to buy my screenplay.