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Thursday, December 16, 2010

And This Is Why I Don't Want to Freelance

Posted by Marjorie Skinner on Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:14 AM

Usually I just blame it on the fact that my rising sign is Cancer, but I've never felt secure about the prospect of making a living solely by freelancing, despite the fact that the freelancing man I live with works about a third the hours I do and never seems to have trouble picking up his half of the rent. Not that I'm complaining. And this video—okay, cartoon—making the rounds just reinforces those insecurities:

Dear Mercury freelancers: I know you are still drunk from last night's staff holiday party so you'll be honest: we're not as bad as all that, right? Right?

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