Harry J. Chong
INT. METADATA OFFICE BUILDING - DAY
is sitting at his cubicle working when his supervisor approaches him.SUPERVISOR (FEMALE)Mr. Hogan I need to talk to you for a minute.MITCHSure what is it?SUPERVISORWould you please follow me to my office?Mitch gets up and follows his supervisor to her office.INT. OFFICE BUILDING, SUPERVISOR’S OFFICE – DAYSUPERVISORMitch you’re a great worker, you come in on time everyday, you’re courteous, everyone likes you,you work hard, you --MITCHWhat exactly is this about Peggy?SUPERVISORYou’re fired Mitch.MITCHOh. I knew that.SUPERVISORAre you alright?MITCH(Irritated)Yeah. I’m just in a state of shock here. I mean I’ve been here what 3 months? And they’re lettingme go already.SUPERVISOR(Nervous)Mitch it’s not just you. The tech industry is in a slump. Everyone is being downsized.MITCHWhat is this McDonald’s?! You don’t just downsize people, we’re not fucking fries! I’m sorryPeggy. It’s just that you know these companies frustrate me. They treat us like wet naps. Theyuse us to clean themselves up and then when they’re done they throw us away!SUPERVISORCalm down Mitch it’s gonna be okay.MITCHDon’t tell me to calm down. I will calm down when I’m ready.