By Philadelphia Lawyer
“I was once fired from my first criminal activity inside of a month, and this e-book explains why it was once the simplest factor to ever occur to me.”
—Tucker Max, writer of I wish They Serve Beer in Hell
The nameless writer who calls himself “The Philadelphia legal professional” is an vastly well known blogger with an enthusiastic on-line fan base. With Happy Hour is for Amateurs, he brings his hilarious, biting, spot-on rants, revelations, and remembrances to the broadcast web page. half Office Space, half Howard Stern—with a bit Bukowski thrown in for reliable measure—Happy Hour is for Amateurs is a drunken and debauched journey in the course of the courtrooms, bars, and bedrooms of the yank criminal method. because the Philadelphia Lawyer’s subtitle so succinctly places it, “Work Sucks. lifestyles Doesn’t Have To.”
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Were we out of our depth? Committing an actual crime? But then I ﬁgured, When in Rome . . I mean, this was college. Or at least it used to be. I grabbed a computer keyboard, yanked the power cord from the hard drive, wrapped the end of it around my hand and started spinning it over my head like a helicopter blade, whipping it into the sides of the cubicles. If I hadn’t seen the lights coming through the windows I’d probably have kept going until the dizziness dropped me. Shit. As soon as I saw the glare came through the windows I knew it was the cops.
The job is the brass ring, and if you’re not pathologically devoted to “the law,” you’re at odds with almost everyone and everything around you. The statements professors routinely made about commitment to the ﬁeld—“I never had time to read a newspaper in law school,” or “Law becomes your life”—struck me as signs of mental illness, low intellect, or a person trying to escape himself. To the heads around me in the classroom nodding in agreement, this sounded normal. I didn’t think much about the party until the day it was supposed to happen, when, as they always do, the unexpected contingencies started appearing.
Let me use a metaphor. ” “You are baked. ” “No which? ” “Listen. ” Of course I did. He knew that. It’s a cliché, but every school has exactly those competing factions. ” I never even owned a fraternity pin. ” Actually, I did. Every guy understands the difference between women who fuck to fuck and women who fuck with a purpose, however subconscious it might be. 32 HAPPY HOUR IS FOR AMATEURS “Ever try to fuck thinking about something other than fucking? If you’re fucking for any reason other than just fucking, it’s not going to be a good fuck.