Just a Day Job

Scott Adams on the brutal reality of “day jobs” for aspiring artists.


Of course, has a Berkeley MBA and was working at Pacific Bell when he first started publishing his Dilbert strip, so it’s likely the Dilbert and Wally characters are expressing views other than his own.  But there does come a point when your “day job” is what you do and the other thing is just a hobby.

via Joe Carter‘s Google Reader stream

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  1. Gustopher says:

    I am a performance artist.

    I just happen to have been doing an interactive piece about corporate workers for the past 15 years, and plan to continue for a couple more decades.