|The Graduate Actor|
The “graduate” actor is often portrayed as a hip cool guy who just wasn’t sure what he wanted to do after high school (as opposed to a hip cool guy who wasn’t sure WHO he wanted to get HIGH with after school). The schools they promote often are skilled labor schools like for welding or masonry. This cool guy is going on about college, broad casted from his driver’s seat in his beat up Chevy Nova in a dark ally way at night time. If you squint your eyes, you can see 4 guys mugging a baby in the background.
The actor never talks about how awesome his experience was at school. He doesn’t mention what he’s doing now with his degree, or even mention what he studied. All (he) they say is “PICK UP THE GOD DAMN PHONE AND CALL YOU LAZY ASSHOLE!! YOU AIN'T DOING SHIT WITH YOUR LIFE CEP COLLECTIN G.R. OR SSI, SO SPEND YOUR MONEY ON ME INSTEAD...SO WHAT CHA WAITN FOR? PICK UP THE PHONE!!!”. During the closing scene, the actor pulls out a grip of one dollar bills and flashes them on the screen.
Perhaps my views, needs, and skills for life do not match Obama’s plans for economic recovery, and why should they? I always hated being told what to do. Is there no place left for right brained thinking individuals (oh yeah, there is and it’s called state prison). The truth of the matter, in todays world, everyone just expects artists to give away there craft for free, and why not? Radio, Napster, DVD burning, no one has respect for the arts anymore.
Truth be told, I have many interests, boobs, dolphins, video games, growing my own pot, telling believable lies to authority figures, you know, the basics in life. I felt a strong identity with music, and went balls to the wall with it. Although I am not currently employed through my field of study, I don’t regret studying it for one second. “Well Wylie, that’s kind of stupid wouldn't you say? Why pay to learn something that isn’t paying you back”. Good question, the answer is simple.
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