the Bucky Four-Eyes Cotillion

Monday, June 23, 2008

Those conspiring against me obviously took a day off

The bad news: I have to dig out my never-worn white bras to wear under the white blouse I just had to buy, because all my dress shirts are some variation of black, to go with the color of my cold, shriveled heart.

The good news: The reason for the sudden need for virgin-colored clothing is that I got a job!

I shit you not. The call came yesterday afternoon, and I start my training on Wednesday. This time around, I'm moving out of the realm of the computer geek and into the kingdom of the camera nerd. While I would prefer to be photographing nekkid vixens finding inventive uses for in-season vegetables, I'm afraid that won't be part of my job description. But I will be working behind the camera (not in front, people, so stop gripping your keyboards in front of your face with the sheer horror of it all), and will probably pick up lots of tricks that will be helpful in the advancement of my true calling (snapping candid shots of my Homies and action figures).

Is it a high-paying gig? No, not by a long shot. But does it sound like fun? Hell, yeah!

Annie Liebowitz had best watch her back.

17 of you felt the overwhelming need to say somethin':

Blogger chia said...

See, all that nekkid kitty pron you be rockin' paid off!

Congrats mate!

2:50 PM, June 23, 2008  
Blogger PlazaJen said...


I already have visualized you at the Sears Portrait Studio waving a bear at the kiddos.
(It was funny, if not a little scary.)

5:35 PM, June 23, 2008  
Blogger Squirl said...

Waving the bear. Oh, that could be taken a variety of ways, some of which would scare the children.

Yay job!!!

5:49 PM, June 23, 2008  
Blogger AngryMan said...

Congrats on getting the job. If it branches out into porn, let me know. I have some money I'd like to invest.

9:16 PM, June 23, 2008  
Blogger Ms SnS said...

Congrats on the job!

Incidentally, while talking on the phone to my mom, she suddenly exclaimed, "Stop wiping your ass on my head!" in reference to her ornery kitty. Naturally, I thought of you.

11:08 PM, June 23, 2008  
Blogger Kranki said...

Great news on the job! Yay! Boo with the bras. Boooooo! Cool photography! YAY!

11:46 PM, June 23, 2008  
Blogger Unknown said...

YAY! Congratulations!!

8:45 AM, June 24, 2008  
Blogger Zombie_Flyboy said...

Congrats and don't forget to wipe.

6:20 PM, June 24, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A tip: for tots who won't smile, make up a song that has their name in it -- lots. This, I have learned about photographing kids. Doesn't have to rhyme, or make sense, or anything else. Just musical, and name. :)

7:27 PM, June 24, 2008  
Blogger Flying Mermaid said...

Well, I'll try again to say something about how perfect this'll be for delivering you ironic tales of human misery, desperation, and misplaced egoism, which will, in turn, prompt you to entertain us with the telling.

8:28 PM, June 24, 2008  
Blogger Unknown said...

Congratulations, Bucky. I am much relieved that you now have something to do besides snapping candid shots of your Homies and action figures.

6:04 AM, June 25, 2008  
Blogger Laura said...

woo hoo! Great news. I hope you really enjoy it. :O)

3:56 PM, June 25, 2008  
Blogger eclectic said...

YAY! Not necessarily the "job" part of things, but definitely for the "paycheck" part. Good on ya, girl!

11:24 AM, June 27, 2008  
Blogger SierraBella said...

Too bad about the white bras, though...

4:25 PM, June 29, 2008  
Blogger Bone Machine said...

Damn shame about the white, but send any extra nekkid vixens my way. I'm old and beat to shit, so the sight alone would probably kill my tattered ass quickly. That way it won't be traumatic for them in the least.

12:33 PM, July 02, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


8:31 PM, July 02, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(Belated) Congratulations on the new job! So what new action figure will you purchase with the proceeds?

5:10 PM, July 21, 2008  

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