Maybe, like me, you’ve returned home for the summer to recoup your losses after that unpaid internship burned a gigantic hole in your pocket (more like U n paid, am I right?). Because you (read: I) have yet to develop any “real life skills” for which people will pay you, and you refuse to submit yourself to the cruelty of CVS customers ever again, you take what you can get. Say no to hanging with the Under 5 crowd? Not in this economy.
In all seriousness, babysitting isn’t a bad gig. I get paid to go to the park, hunt for bugs, fight pirates and build spaceships with a kid. There are few better ways to spend your 9-5. However, since I’m used to spending most of my waking hours pumping music into my ears, sometimes I need a fix to get me through the third consecutive hour of playing Lego Good Guys vs. Bad Guys — something that is preferably a little less “Itsy Bitsy Spider” and a little more “Itsy Bitsy Spiders (Kidsmoke).” But unfortunately, little boys aren’t really the ideal demographic for 10+ minute Krautrock jams. So what are my options? Read More »