What started as a doodle has turned Scott Adams into a superstar of the cartoon world. Dilbert debuted on the comics page in 1989, while Adams was in the tech department at Pacific Bell. Adams continued to work at Pacific Bell until he was voluntarily downsized in 1995. He has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1979.
What Do You Call a Sociopath In a Cubicle?: Answer: A Coworkerby Scott Adams
The former occupant of cubicle 4S700R at Pacific Bell seems to have/i>
"Once every decade, America is gifted with an angst-ridden anti-hero, a Nietzschean nebbish, an us-against-the-universe everyperson around whom our insecurities collect like iron shavings to a magnet. Charlie Chaplin. Dagwood Bumstead. Charlie Brown. Cathy. Now, Dilbert." --The Miami Herald
The former occupant of cubicle 4S700R at Pacific Bell seems to have made a go of this cartoon strip thing. What began as a doodling diversion that Scott Adams shared with his officemates has exploded into one of the most read cartoon strips worldwide.
This Dilbert treasury, What Do You Call a Sociopath in a Cubicle? Answer: A Coworker, brings together all of the office psychos who have annoyed Dilbert and entertained millions. This compilation pays homage to some of the most annoying and outrageous characters Adams' has ever drawn-characters he likes to call office "sociopaths."
* Edfred the two-faced man
* Anne L. Retentive
* Nervous Ted
* Loud Howard
* Alice and her fist of death
This full-color treasury reinforces everything that makes the strip great by lampooning the people and processes of business. Adams homes in on all the quirky coworkers that drive us crazy in the corporate world. He has fun at the expense of office oafs found in workplaces everywhere--creatures like the Office Sociopath, who listens to voice mail on his speaker phone, and the Exactly Man, who punctuates everything with a finger point, exclaiming "Exactly!" The result is a book that leaves readers knowingly rolling their eyes and, of course, laughing uproariously.
Meet the Author
- Danville, California
- Date of Birth:
- June 8, 1957
- Place of Birth:
- Catskill, New York
- B.A., Hartwick College, 1979; M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1986
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews
When youre as far in the book as you can go, press the 'n' button and wait for a bit. Then, press it again. You will have much more than seventeen pages.
In this comic book it is hard to read some of these comics because of bad print. Oh dilbert guy,you mispelled comic.
17 pages for eight bucks. Cannot get pass page five.
The coworker part is so true!!!!!!!!!!!!