Day Job

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isfullofcrap
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Day Job

Post by isfullofcrap » Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:05 pm

My day job was to keep the world from blowing up.

I managed the antimatter flow at New Edison Power.

The plasma ducts vibrated in unusual harmonies, and I recorded them.

My night job is with the radio station.

You've heard of The Doctor Power Hour?

I'm Doctor Power.

I mix my recordings, weaving the whistles of release valves and other generator sounds into trance music.

The audience grew quickly, and I started doing weekend concerts to hundreds... thousands...

Instead of keeping it safe, I tuned the Generator for music.

It exploded.

Oh well. I still have my night gig.
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Re: Day Job

Post by Thomas Daulton » Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:54 am

Ha! I like the disaffected tone.
"All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost." --J.R.R. TOLKIEN

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Re: Day Job

Post by Scattercat » Tue Nov 23, 2010 7:04 am

Apparently in trans-galactic radio...

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