A satire of the corporate world combining Marx Brothers-style humor and corporate accounting principles with a Kafka-esque quandary. This story has been performed with a band and a humorous slide show several times in the Philadelphia area during the past year.
Photography and scratchboard by Karl Richeson
|When he started a six-month contract with the Ajax Corporation, Lloyd (aka Shorty) had no idea that his destiny awaited him in the basement of the Ajax Building.
Think of Mike Walshs Man in the Basement as a free-flowing riff lamenting corporate culture or an absurdist comedy of manners: whichever you choose, youll find something to grab onto...Walshs telling is bone-dry and as a squonky backup band needles him along, his assessment of the corporate world grows increasingly acid and, as fate would have it, true.
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