October's Disgruntled Employee of the Month: Marty Lurnlin
Gary Newbrunswick: Our Disgruntled Employee for this month is Marty Lurnlin from Accounting. Congratulations, Marty.
Marty Lurnlin: You're a week late.
ML: You're a week late doing this interview. Don't you normally announce the Disgruntled Employee of the Month on the first Friday of each month?
GN: Well, yes, but I've been very busy.
GN: We've got Election 2000 going into it's final stretch, and on top of that we've got this whole Halloween relaunch thing.
ML: Was that supposed to be an apology?
GN: Uh, well, I was just explaining the reason I -
ML: Because I've been a good employee.
GN: Nobody said you hadn't, it's just -
ML: I've been with this company for 13 years and have never - NEVER - been the Disgruntled Employee of the Month before.
GN: Well, it's a big compan-
ML: And now when I finally get it, you're telling me it's going to be cut short because-
GN: Well, I've just been, uh, a little busy.
ML: Because you've been "a little busy."
GN: I can see why you might be a little annoyed.
ML: And still no apology.
GN: Right, uh, I was meaning to get to that. I'm sorry.
ML: Is that it?
GN: No, uh, I'm sorry I didn't get to you at the proper time, but we all greatly value your, um, loyalty and ability and uh, loyalty.
ML: You already said "loyalty."
GN: Well, it's a very important trait. I feel terrible that in the business and the stress of recent weeks I forgot to get to you at the proper time, but when I realized my mistake I thought maybe I should just wait until next month, but then I said "No. Marty Lurnlin has waited long enough for his turn to shine! He should wait no longer!"
ML: Well, I guess that's acceptable then.
ML: OK, let's get on with the interview.
GN: Look, I'd love to, but uh,(looks at watch) I gotta go take lunch with one of the models from the shoot they just had for the Cap'n Wacky lingerie ad. You know how it is.
(GN rushes out.)
ML: No- no, I don't.