It’s been a while since the last time I felt I should write one of these!
So I work in post production, doing the visual effects for the commercials you see on TV. I make stuff pretty; it’s like Photoshop for video. After I do my work, I need to hit the “render” button to actually create the video….Rendering is somewhat akin to sticking a pan of raw ingredients in to the oven and letting it “bake”. Once it finishes, everything marries together and you have the finished product!
I’m working at a different studio than usual, one that I don’t particularly like…but I need the money. I’m working hard. The producer comes in, balancing his aluminum Macbook Pro on one hand like a waiter. “Hey Jelliefishie, you gonna put out soon?”
My male deskmate makes a face, looks up from his phone, and goes, “What–?”
Laughing, the producer said, “See what I did there? You gonna PUT OUT? Haha!”
The producer was laughing alone on this one.
Unrelated: I’m 25 years old and today is the first time I successfully wore pencil eyeliner for the whole day, WITHOUT it smearing! I am extremely happy and proud. Do I get my girl-diploma now?