Redundancy, Rebellion, and Staplers
Mike Judge capitalized on our frustration as we hit the end of a century with the cult classic Office Space. Inspired by this, Ricky Gervais provided some inspired comedy that needles many of us right where we live, as the 21st century seemingly offers yet another “case of the Mondays” emulated with both British and American sitcoms (for an audio review of The Office, click here). The chief question with these comedies remains… are we laughing AT these archetypes, or WITH them?
“Hey Peter… what’s happening…”
Pushed to the breaking point by monotony and corporate doublespeak, Peter Gibbons and his comrades revolt against the unfair system at Initech… with mixed results. The real question is… if you click on the link below, will it give you an error that says “PC Load Letter”?
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