"Are you the Facebook generation's Suze Orman, Rachael Ray or Nate Berkus? Do you have lots of opinions and expertise to share in a particular genre?" begins a craigslist ad contender for worst of the year.
"We want a vibrant personality with an ANGLE. Like the 27-year-old Harvard grad housewife married to a rocker, who wants to be the young, alternative Martha Stewart." Yes, and this Harvard grad married to a rocker wants to work for a pittance and free handbags.
At least they've set their qualifications high:
"YOU COULD BE ...
- Interior design for teeny tiny apartments (on a budget)
- Travel - with a twist (the twist is up to you)
- Fashionista life coach
Oh, so I can either have some quirky skill, or just enjoy man on man anal sex. In lieu of a resume, should I just send you a picture of me giving another man a reach-around.
This part doesn't even make sense:
"A great attitude and a wicked sense of humor are crucial, or you'll hate us. And hating us would sort of making working with us a big pile of suck, which violates our principles."
Indeed, hating you would sort of "making working" with you a big pile of suck. Presumably, the PR person cranked up on amphetamines who wrote this started to crash at this point. Oh, but wait, she bounces back when it comes to the specifics of the job.
"Ability to write really, really good - PSYCH! We meant 'well.' Obviously we were just testing you, sucka."
Ah, you got me there, crazy lady. Yes, I look forward to working for you and getting schizophrenic, ALL CAPS emails from you all day long.