A laugh–till–you–cry account of one man's remarkable working life or attempt at a lack thereof. This eccentric, irreverent, and witty chronicle is vintage John Armstrong, excerpted in 14 chapters in The Tyee.
In This Series
His hilarious memoir of horrible jobs starts today in The Tyee.
Chapter 1: Learning to work with rabbits.
Chapter 2: How to quit when you can't get fired.
Chapter 3: Who knew it would be the best job ever?
Chapter 4: The road to drugs is paved with work.
Chapter 5: It was all fine until semi-celebrity struck.
Chapter 6: Movies aren't so glamorous when the show is over.
Chapter 7: Riding video's new wave.
Chapter 8: Anatomy of a newspaper.
Chapter 9: The stories that nourish a newspaper.
Chapter 10: How to ditch a children's entertainer.
Chapter 11: A bad dream comes true.
Chapter 12: Hell is an endless St. Patrick's Day.
Chapter 13: Escape from the bleak planet.
Chapter 14: Therapy is a disability cheque.