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  • - [Voice Over] I don't have a commute to work anymore,

  • but I'm still trying to keep my routine.

  • So I wake up a couple hours early to get ready.

  • I go sit in my car for 45 minutes to simulate my drive,

  • while I listen to some podcasts.

  • Then, I make my way to the desk in my bedroom

  • so I can clock in at least 10 minutes early.

  • - Oh boy, a video conference call!

  • Now I won't be so lonely that I end up

  • talking to squirrels outside the window.

  • No offense, Mark.

  • - Who's Mark?

  • - Mark's a squirrel.

  • Oh my gosh, how are you guys?

  • I know we've got a big agenda to get through

  • and that the business is hemorrhaging money

  • and we're about to go under but I gotta know...

  • How are you all doing?

  • Okay, I'm logging off now, for real this time.

  • No, you leave the meeting first!

  • (computer beeps)

  • Hey, he left the meeting first.

  • It's been great working from home

  • because I've had all this extra time to relax

  • and even pick up some hobbies.

  • Like last week, I made some sourdough bread.

  • It was awesome!

  • I sent it into a bakery competition, won first prize.

  • Selling cruises right now is not gonna be easy,

  • but I can do it!

  • Give me the project, boss, I'm gonna crush it!

  • I just want to make sure,

  • am I still your top employee?

  • If not, who do I gotta take down?

  • I wish I could go to my favorite,

  • independent coffee house for inspiration.

  • Once, my cubicle was a prison...

  • now, it's my home.

  • Now that I have found the window

  • with the most aesthetically pleasing lighting in the house,

  • I am ready to log into my video conference call.

  • My feelings are so hurt.

  • My coworkers are not listening

  • to anything I have to say in this conference call.

  • - Did you try unmuting yourself?

  • - I get to stop being productive

  • so that I can attend a conference call

  • about productivity, yaaaay.

  • Yeah, I'm listening.

  • Those projections, or whatever you just said,

  • sound just great.

  • I think if we can just keep the competition away,

  • and... oh crap.

  • (phone ringing) Nope, it is 5:01.

  • You people no longer exist to me.

  • The meeting isn't for 45 minutes

  • but I wanna make sure I'm here early.

  • Don't wanna miss anything.

  • Can you guys see me?

  • Can you hear me?

  • Are you sure?

  • Guys, this video conferencing app

  • had a big security breach recently.

  • The Chinese government could be spying at us

  • through our webcams right now.

  • Yo, what up everyone?

  • Check out my cool background.

  • I've had so much time for extra activities.

  • Like, I learned how to ride a unicycle.

  • I've been landscaping my yard.

  • I've even been doing some ka-ra-te.

  • I haven't gotten any actual "work" work done, but...

  • Everyone's quarterly projections look great!

  • Whatever, blah, blah, blah.

  • It's five o'clock, which means

  • it is virtual office happy hour time.

  • Let's get this thing goin'!

  • (metal scraping) (grunts)

  • I've got an important call

  • that I'm making in the other room,

  • so I don't want to hear anything

  • unless you're bleeding or on fire.

  • Bleeding *and* on fire.

  • Okay, change of plans.

  • You're my intern now.

  • - Will I get paid?

  • - Yes, in experience and advice.

  • Now go put on a shirt and tie

  • and get me a cup of coffee.

  • I take it black.

  • Chip, chop, chip.

  • I'm just not on my A game.

  • When I can't start the day sitting in traffic,

  • listening to the morning political shows.

  • Uh, sorry I'm late to the conference call.

  • I've just been working really hard all morning.

  • I got distracted.

  • Oh no, I have to decide for myself

  • what I'm gonna have for lunch.

  • Usually I just see what are my co-workers having

  • and then I have that.

  • What are you gonna have for lunch?

  • - I don't eat lunch.

  • - What is that, some kind of sick joke?

  • This break room isn't even stocked very well.

  • Yes, of course I'm wearing pants.

  • What do you think of me?

  • (upbeat music)

  • Oh, hi Mark.

- [Voice Over] I don't have a commute to work anymore,

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    luna.chou posted on 2020/05/15
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