Living the Dream
LIVING the DREAM is the brainchild of ex-BigLaw attorney Rick Eid, who wrote the episodes from his own experiences as a middle class, second-tier law school graduate who lands the job of his dreams at the world’s most prestigious law firm. As the Wall Street Journal Law Blog said, “Dunder Mifflin, meet Sullivan & Moore.”
Connotative/Denotative. What’s funny at 2 a.m. in the middle of a hostile tender offer ain’t necessarily so interesting at Bungalow 8 on a Saturday night. Read Rick Eid’s post with details on Episode 2.
Typo. Finding a stupid typo—something that has no real significance—can turn a regular associate into a legend. The worst part is, as an associate, you actually sort of believe it. Read Rick Eid’s post with details on Episode 3.
Red Wine. The only thing more pathetic than kissing ass is trying to kiss ass and not succeeding. Nick finds himself in a perfect no-win situation, especially for a politically unsavvy dude like him. Read Rick Eid’s post with details on Episode 4.
Gayholm Syndrome. A law-firm dramatization of the cruel jokes your mind can play when you’re trapped in a windowless conference room for three days straight. POWs fall in love with their captors even though they hate them, so why can’t first year associates fall in love with gay co-workers even though they’re straight? Read Rick Eid’s post with details on Episode 5.