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Everybody Loves Sushi

There's nothing like starting your week with a sushi lunch on the company tab. The staff was very excited, as most of them enjoy eating raw fish with gobs of wasabi in muddied soy sauce. They wereart1.jpg also looking forward to meeting Smithee, the new boss, but unfortunately he had to take a rain check, as an important meeting came up last minute.

I put the lunch on my company AMX, even though Mulhausen won't sign my expense report if there's even a trace of sushi on it. He believes sushi is too lavish for menial workers like me and my staff. But now Smithee will be signing my expense reports...

Company policy states that you cannot sign for a company lunch if you attend the lunch; unscrupulous employees might take advantage of a situation like that. However, since Smithee didn't attend the lunch, he can sign my expense report and I haven't broken any rules. As far as I know, nobody has ever published a policy against making up a pretend boss.   

Blair took my advice and sent Smithee a quick welcome email message. They have been flirting back and forth most of the day. I'm not sure if I should be jealous or not because that would mean I was jealous of myself, since I'm actually the one responding to her messages. And although she's flirting with the new Director, she's actually just flirting with me.

Smithee decided to invite Blair to a sushi dinner tonight, since he did not get to have his sushi lunch with the staff. Blair took a while to respond, but she finally accepted the invitation. She loves sushi. Again, I wonder if I should be jealous of myself. After all, it only took one day for Smithee to hook up a dinner with Blair. She hasn't even met him yet. It took me weeks the first time. Either I'm getting better at this or she likes Smithee better than me. Which I suppose is a compliment either way. 

Smithee is going to meet her at Teru Sushi in Studio City at 7:00. He will make her wait exactly one hour and then text her his sincerest apologies; something unexpected will come up at the office, but he'll make it up to her next time.

Blair hates waiting. She hates it more than she hates just about anything. She gets pissed off if I'm 2 minutes late. And here I get to make her wait an entire hour without any repercussions.

It's great having a buffer. I have at least five more days to enjoy it. Then I might need to look for a new job...   

Reader Comments (8)

You're blog is so fucking funny !!!! This shit cracks me up. By the way Blair is a bitch, you need some "flava" in your life ;)

December 10, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterpumpkin seed

This is just so freakin' hysterical. Just gets better.Smithee is a your own mind baby. Am waiting with baited breath for the next instalment.

December 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSmithee Forever

HAHAHA!!! Yeah Blair's a Bitch this is going to be great...she's gonna hate the new boss and she's just going to ravish you. Very clever...

December 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAllegra

Nothing better than a good buffer...

December 11, 2007 | Registered CommenterJason X

I can't believe you're doing this to her! You're such an ass. And everyone else that doesn't even know her calling her out like that is just beyond me!

December 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterBlair's BFF

Mmmm...Teru that place! Go there lots. Maybe you and I will meet someday=) Make sure you double book w/ Blair. Would love to see the look on her face when you walk right passed her table and over to me. Keep these coming; this is fucking awesome!

December 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterNext Sushi Date

Next Sushi'd just be another notch on this jerks belt...but I would love to read about it!!!

December 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterIntrigued...

Intrigued...and likewise, he'd be another notch on mine! Two can definitely play this game!

December 13, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterNext Sushi Date

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