By Justin Racz
Satirist Justin Racz, writer of the wildly profitable 50 Jobs Worse Than Yours, returns to the area of booths, water coolers, and boardrooms-this time concentrating on the workingman's final nemesis: his boss. From the bullies to the bureaucrats to the bunglers, bosses are as unavoidable as they're unbearable. fortunately, 50 Bosses Worse Than Yours is the following to remind us that regardless of how undesirable we expect we have now it, there are worse humans to be taking orders from. together with entries equivalent to "Condescending Rita," "Enforced After-Work beverages Proposer," "Ten Years more youthful Than You and Makes Double Your Salary," and the unique undesirable boss, "Your Dad," this e-book provides the main insufferable, cruel-intentioned, and mind-bogglingly incompetent employers ever to go through Human assets. The 6th installment within the highly winning Worse Than Yours series-with greater than 150,000 copies in print-is a hilarious send-up of lifestyles within the place of work.
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The Patriarch 30. 30-Across 31. Recently Separated 32. Tenured 33. The Dilettante 34. The Misanthrope 35. The Backstabber 36. The Junior Capitalist 37. Mr. Clean 38. The Dropout 39. Pharaoh 40. Madame Secretary 41. ) 42. The Blue Blood 43. The Screamer 44. Mr. Wonderful 45. Mr. Five-Point Plan 46. The Infirm 47. Out to Pasture 48. The Fitness Fanatic 49. The Ventriloquist 50. '70s Dude Turned Corporate 51. Your Boss Contents 1. The Former Thespian 2. The Big-Game Hunter 3. The Napoleon 4. The Veteran 5.
The term for my people is Wooden American. Give him the silent treatment and watch the audience heckle. 50. '70s Dude Turned Corporate By wearing his hair a little long and keeping an electric guitar in his lap, he tries to convince his junior employees that he's cool, and a cool boss is a cool guy to work for. But cool is not repeatedly killing your work, throwing his head back in helplessness, and saying, "Dudes, we are screwed. " Trippy, psychedelic Grateful Dead concert posters with pictures of tiny, pink, naked ladies falling through an hourglass.
Ladies, you'll lie down in front of a bus for him, even though he's paying you less than your male co-workers. Sadly, a wedding ring. " You spent the rest of the evening bottle-feeding his two colicky newborns. Doodling your hyphenated names together over and over on his personalized stationery almost makes the fantasy seem real. Almost. His wife is prettier than you. Smarter, too. Ask for a reassignment. Or stay and take out your sexual frustrations on the unpaid intern. 45. Mr. Five-Point Plan He's known exactly what he wants to do—and how to do it—since he was a kid instructing Dad precisely where to construct the moat and drawbridge around the sand castle.
50 Bosses Worse Than Yours by Justin Racz