Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs

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We’re always looking for people with interesting or unusual jobs. If you fall into one of these categories, or know someone who does, please e-mail us at

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Jen Belt Didn’t Know Pigs Were Currency (8/1/2016)

Elizabeth Griffin, Rolling Logs (6/8/2016)

Cassi Schaffer, Fraternity Chef (5/10/2016)

William Toms Versus Jennifer the Robot (3/8/2016)

Rachel Rang the Bell that Makes Dreams Come True

Matthew Moody Has Only Been Hit Twice by Golf Balls (11/3/2015)

Jessyca Malina Films Runaway Wolves (8/5/2015)

Erica Jameson Is Not Crazy Nor in a Cult (6/18/2015)

Justine Coldwater: No Keys in the Ignition (5/19/2015)

Wendy Merron, Hypnotist (4/10/2015)

Michela Dai Zovi: Working With Schizophrenics (3/3/2015)

Rachel Wheels Them Out (2/2/2015)

Zhanna Slor: Dying Isn’t Cheap (9/30/2014)

Tim Kovar, Professional Tree Climber (8/8/2014)

Throwing Chicken (6/20/2014)

Zoe DeLeon and the Family Band (5/7/2014)

A Former Methadone Clinic Counselor (4/16/2014)

Sprinkles and Fear: An Interview with a Baker at a Haunted Donut Shop (2/28/2014)

Alayna Pretended She Was Sick (12/4/2013)

Kate Can’t Get Your Bonbons But She’ll Take a Message (10/22/2013)

Mega Church Rent-a-Cop (8/22/2013)

John Ertle Buries Dead People (6/14/2013)

Roy the Roller King (5/7/2013)

Levi Greenacres Has a Bright Aura (4/8/2013)

Michael Blake, Former Pheasant Beater (3/28/2013)

Holly Harper Sells Cow Waterbeds (2/26/2013)

Sarah Kaufmann, Cheese Sculptor (1/31/2013)

Dexter O’Connell, Referee (11/12/2012)

Gabriel Harley, Record Producer (9/26/2012)

Rachael Burke, Apprentice to the Lampshade Lady (8/29/2012)

I Lost My Faith in Humanity (8/8/2012)

Phil So Sold Ice Cream to Your Children (7/2/2012)

Laura Anderson, Making a Living from Bananas (6/6/2012)

Jessica Anderson, Former Obituary Clerk (5/7/2012)

Ken Doyle, Safecracker (3/20/2012)

Meron Langsner, Choreographing Fights (2/13/2012)

50 Cents Per Rat (1/4/2012)

Andrea’s Boyfriend Hated That She Worked at the DMV (8/26/2011)

Stacey McLachlan Must Be the Honey (3/24/2011)

Daryl Langford: Immune to the Crap (2/16/2011)

Shelby Frantz, Come Home with Me! I Drive a Chevy! (1/21/2011)

Christen Carter Sells Saucy Buttons (12/23/2010)

Nick Jurkowski Doesn’t Mind Eating Ostriches Because They’re Such Jerks (11/9/2010)

Stephan Horvath Picks Out the Lice (9/7/2010)

Christopher Horan, Lifting Three Garbage Cans for Every One Of Yours (7/11/2010)

Barry Rodgers: If You Have Cockroaches, I’ve Already Made the Sale (6/2/2010)

Liam Daniel Pierce, Central Park Gondolier (4/20/2010)

Nico Alba, Carpet Salesgirl (3/10/2010)

Dave Norman and the Paintball Invasion of Normandy (2/8/2010)

Tom, Drunk On the Christmas Tree Lot (12/18/2009)

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