That's LA for you

So a friend -- proving to me that I am right in not reading such publications as the NY Times -- forwarded me some piece on Groupon to make me vomit over rich twenty-somethings and their inflated sense of their brilliant voice.  But what really got me was the afterthought inclusion of a wedding announcement that depressingly had her considering applying to Target:


At first look it's just the typical  27 Dresses crap that the Times prints.  But if you look at it from the La La Land perspective here's what you have:

  • A 31-year-old show runner's assistant on a network comedy who graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern and studied at a premiere Shakespearian acting school in London.
  • A 31-year-old agent trainee in the TV Lit Dept at ICM who has a degree from Cambridge and a master's in screenwriting. 

With all the connected 23-year-olds, and 31-year-olds who have the resume equivalent of marrying Prince William, Target ain't lookin' so bad.

(I also just had someone tell me that I was great, but too over-qualified to get people coffee.  I wanted to respond with, "Oh, is 'over-qualified' French for 'zero entertainment experience on one's resume?' ")

Anyway, the Times!

ps.  Bon appétit.

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