I don't know about you, but around the office we've been prett-ty excited about a new television programme, The Return of Jezebel James. The show stars Parker Posey as... An editor at HarperCollins Children's Books! It's pretty funny to have a show set EXACTLY where you work. Now, I should mention I have yet to see the show, but looking it up online it's funny to see how Parker Posey's career at HarperCollins differs from mine.
Parker Posey's office:
Admittedly, I am not all that high up on the HarperCollins totem pole, and many of the higher-level editors have nice offices and "windows" and whatnot. Still.
Ok- moving on- I can only assume that this is Parker Posey's fab apartment:
...on an editor's salary- Ok, ok.
Now here is an ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPH, I swear, of a sign in the lobby of my apartment building:
This is not a sign from the bus terminal, or outside of a rough-and-tumble bar- it's the building I LIVE in. Ah, this sign always gives me a great chuckle, and is a favorite stop on the "tour of the neighborhood" for visitors to our home. (the "Learn gramer!" admonishment is a new addition).
Ok, and just 2 other things I found funny on the Jezebel James/Fox website:
Uh, oh- looks like maybe a wacky author and/or illustrator comes to visit!
I gotta start charging when I let my friends up to use the bathroom or store their luggage in my "office" for the day!