Posts Tagged: The Office
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The Awl Is Looking For A New Office

We have outgrown our current workspace, and our wonderful landlord has outgrown us at the same time as well! Everything comes together for a reason or whatever. So we are on the hunt for an office. If you see something, won't you say something? Hit us at notes@theawl.com.

WHAT Let's say more than 700 (real) square feet, fewer probably than 1500 square feet. (I mean sure we'll do bigger, but it starts to get beyond what we want to spend generally.) We're open to "unconventional" or "non-traditional" or even "ugly" spaces. We're not really interested in shared open spaces: we need to be able to talk to each other [...]

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Other Famous People Who Were (Or Planned To Be) In Other Hobbit Movies

Were there other famous people attached at one point or another to adaptations of the J.R.R. Tolkien stories? There were! In fact, several non-Peter Jackson hobbit movies have already been made. You may have even seen some of them, when you were a little child, or when you were smoking marijuana "hobbit weed" and looking at videos on the Internet this very afternoon!

If you have kids and/or once enjoyed the indoor sport of Dungeons & Dragons, then you will probably go see The Hobbit next weekend. But what if Magneto and that guy from The Office weren't in the movie, then what? Other people would [...]

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Meghan Keane: 'The Office' is the Most Depressing Show on Television

Have you watched The Office lately? The NBC series has become a microcosm of how depressing this recession can get-and not just because The Dunder Mifflin Paper company may fold in the next few episodes. That, after all, seems a fitting end for a company based on a business model that stopped being relevant in 1992. Instead, the show has taken the story of a man with a promising future and given him an interminable present.