Thursday, February 28, 2008
Another Very Special Message from willSix
Hello once again, fellow corksters. As none of you no doubt know, after eight years of toil in the Information Technology industry, I decided to change careers. Accordingly, I took the stinking LSAT and enrolled at the Fordham Law School, Evening Division. Now, after four years of night school and twelve years as "the IT guy", I am now "the Intern". Legal Intern might sound a whole lot less impressive than IT Director, but hey, it's not the size of the wand, but the motion in the ocean...or something like that.
Anyhoo, in honor of my new internship (and because our bloggy Captain has not yet noticed that I locked out the bridge of the USS CorkysLog and rerouted control to Engineering), I thought I'd share with you a few of the silver screen inspirations for my newfound career.
First, the greatest contract negotiation ever captured on film:
Finally, pretty much every-attorney-I-ever-met's favorite lawyer and, without question, the greatest closing statement in the history of cinema:
Please note the utter lack of Tom Cruise in uniform (or Tom Cruise in general, for that matter) or anything related to John Grisham. Peace.
I can't believe I forgot this, the best defense known to man:
And, by popular request: if you're gonna get held in contempt, this is the way to go.