Comedy

WORK FOREVER, PT. 3

Mike Dutkewych works at an alternative t-shirt store in a suburban Detroit mall. WORK FOREVER is based on excerpts from his work diary. 4-3-09 Fifty-something white man staggers into the store in a way that tells me to expect a beard comment. And beard comment I do receive. “Hey, bud. That’s one helluva beard you’re growin’. Care to donate?” he … Continue reading WORK FOREVER, PT. 3

WORK FOREVER, PT. 2

Mike Dutkewych works at an alternative t-shirt store in a suburban Detroit mall. WORK FOREVER is based on excerpts from his work diary. 3-24-09 Twenty-something white kid sneaks up on me as I’m tagging new inventory. In a subtle but calculated tone, he asks when we’ll be stocking anti-Obama shirts. When I tell him we have no plans to stock … Continue reading WORK FOREVER, PT. 2

WORK FOREVER: PT. 1

Mike Dutkewych works at an alternative t-shirt store in a suburban Detroit mall. WORK FOREVER is based on excerpts from his work diary. 3/21/09 Thirty-something black man in mustard-colored Detroit hat, blue collared shirt, glasses and expensive-looking earrings inquired about the Local Customs: Downriver Revival compilation I was playing. I told him the origin of the release hoping to instill … Continue reading WORK FOREVER: PT. 1