Oct 10 2008

Say you were at a job interview and one of your interviewer’s asked you what was the best 49 cents you ever spent, what would you answer?

My answer is below.

I DID NOT answer 49:00 by Paul Westerberg, because I am a doofus. The interviewer was totally stunned by my speechlessness. He even said, while I wracked my brain for a good answer, I thought this would be easy.

Then he left me off the hook and said, “49:00 by Paul Westerberg.”


I biffed that one, and it made me want the job even more than I had before, if that’s possible.

How awesome of an interview question is that?


Some Guy

Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 4:01 pm · ·

Did you at least tell the interviewer that you are Paul Westerberg?

That is pretty damn awesome though. The only question I ever get asked at job interviews is “Would you be willing to work for less than that?”


Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 4:03 pm · ·

I tried to tell him that I was Paul Westerberg, and then he was all “great, we got some guitars in the back, let’s go.”

Well, not really. I did tell him that Paste Magazine thinks I’m Paul Westerberg.


Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 4:55 pm · ·

Ah-HA!!! Caught you, Paul!! Since you in fact ARE PAUL FRIGGITY FREAKIN WESTERBERG, there’s no reason you would have to spend 49 cents ON YOUR OWN ALBUM!!!!

What do I win?


Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 5:01 pm · ·

You got me. Damn you! I’d have gotten away with it if it weren’t or you meddling kids.


Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 7:38 pm · ·

how did you botch that?! Sigh


Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm · ·

antonymous botch…little Chris mars humor for ya

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