Joshua Putnam Peskay
Boss waits onstage. He has a clipboard and pen. Looking over a resume. There is knock on the door.
Boss: Come right in.
Interview enters. Eager, smiling, almost giddy.
Boss: Ahh, you must be
Interview: Yes. Yes I am. Definitely. Yes.
Boss: Excellent. It is a pleasure to
Interview: Likewise. Completely.
Boss: Great, why dont you take a
Interview: Thank you very much. I really appreciate your taking time to see me. Things being, you know, how they are.
Boss: Not at all. Well, lets get down to it then, shall we?
Interview: Yes. Lets.
Boss: My first question involves your skills. Do you
Interview: Yes. Oh yes. Definitely. Yes.
Boss: Great. And how about
Interview: Im practically an expert.
Boss: Im very glad to hear that. Thats excellent indeed.
Interview: Isnt it!
Boss: My my. Next question; Do you
Interview: No. I cant. I just cant. Its horrible really.
Boss: Its not that bad.
Interview: Ive tried, but I just cant.
Boss: Its not a required skill.
Boss: No. In fact, now that I think about it, its completely irrelevant.
Interview: I could learn.
Boss: Without a doubt. Im sure you could. Theres no question in my mind.
Interview: I think I know of a school that I could
Boss: Its really not necessary. Lets move
Interview: On. Sure.
Boss: Great. Im so glad we
Boss: Its really
Boss: Moving on. Are you familiar with scenarios?
Interview: Gosh, I dont know. Im familiar with some things, but not as familiar with others.
Boss: Ill describe a situation to you, and you tell me what you would do.
Interview: Oh, like a hypothetical situation?
Boss: You could say that.
Interview: I just did.
Boss: Lets say we were working together.
Interview: Im happy to say that. In fact, Im imagining it right now.
Boss: Excellent. Were working together, and you bring me a sausage biscuit for breakfast.
Interview: How nice of me!
Boss: Indeed. And I eat the sausage biscuit. And I enjoy it.
Interview: That sounds like a lovely situation.
Boss: But, later that morning I have an important meeting with the board. And youre in the meeting.
Interview: Im in the meeting?
Boss: You are in the meeting.
Interview: Im in the meeting!
Boss: Definitely. Absolutely. Hypothetically. And as were in the meeting, you notice that I have a bit of sausage stuck in my teeth.
Boss: It could happen. And soon, I have to present some charts and graphs, but Ive forgotten the charts
Boss: And the graphs.
Interview: Thats a horrible situation. Horrible!
Boss: What would you do?
Interview: Id have to invite you into a private office
Boss: Under what pretext?
Interview: Under the pretext of an important message.
Boss: Oh, thats good.
Interview: (approaching Boss) And then Id
At this point the interview kisses the boss passionately, and they grope and roll around on the floor a bit. After a moment of this, the interview rises, spiting a bit of sausage away.
Interview: And then Id give you your charts. And your graphs.
Boss: If I had spinach stuck in my teeth, would you do the same thing?
Interview: Im not sure. Like I said, Im familiar with some things, but not as familiar with others.
Boss: Do you think you could
Interview: Learn? Yes. I could learn. The question is
Both: Could You?
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Performed by Joshua Peskay and Jessica Peskay.