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We Have Discovered The Boom! Record Jobs For Those Who Make Stuff Up

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In what may be the most appropriate chart to summarize not only the entire US "recovery", the "all time high stock market" and the daily newsflow, we present the number of jobs for those in the motion picture and sound recording industries, i.e, those who "make stuff up." It just hit a record high. And with "circus" jobs at all time highs, we can only assume jobs for makers of bread, if the BLS actually broke it out, would be off the charts as well. We will just leave it at that.

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Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:35 | 3436195 francis_sawyer
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Bieber Fever ~ Snatch it...

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:40 | 3436233 Manthong
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We need to get some of them expert play pretend actors to testify in front of Congress about what they know.

Nah.. that would be stupid.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:42 | 3436239 Headbanger
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Wait...  that IS Congress!

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:44 | 3436256 Shocker
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We don't need to manufacture anything anymore. We can replace all theses productive jobs with service, low end jobs.

This trend continues and you wonder why the job situation is so messed up.


Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:32 | 3436551 Badabing
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That chart from the BLS “bull shit league” is as fake as my avatar.

I work in this very industry and we all have to do more work with less staff, it’s the same all over.

Also the film labs have been closing left and right. As an example a big entertainment center like New York only has one lab now and it’s struggling to survive. What I see are more minimum wage part timers and less talent. I concur when things get bad people go on staycations and instead of going away go to a movie, but have you experienced the price of a movie with popcorn and a drink that would make mayor Blumefuck  shit his pants. The theaters’ are being forced to retool to a digital format that costs millions when they have perfectly fine equipment that is finally paid for and giving an ROI.

YOU “WE HAVE DISCUVERED” SHILL FUCKING BANK LOVINGASSHOLES at the BLS are talking out the side of your ass! Want to see a chart? Show a chart of the fucking banking industry you piece of shit.  

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:38 | 3436618 BLOTTO
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Wait until the ISS zaps some sort of huge holographic 3D image to hoodwink the masses...


You think that floating hunk of shit can just track wind and ocean currents on earth?

I think it can do much more...

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:07 | 3436781 I am more equal...
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I once, no twice, err..... three times, yeah, three times slept with Morgan Fairchild.  She had my baby. 

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:11 | 3436809 The_Dude
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My guess is that it includes all of the paid trolls/shills that are now planted everywhere to 'make stuff up' to destroy normal discourse and analysis of what a disaster this economy/country is becoming.

Paging MDButthole...can you please confirm who is filling your dog bowl?

Krugman also likely falls into this one by now....

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:41 | 3436986 cynicalskeptic
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Less to do now that BinLaden was 'killed'.   Faking all those videos was a lot of work.


No worry though.  Expect a major 'Wag thje Dog' effort soon focusing on North Korea (seems like the Pentagon was a bit worried that going after Iran might actually be a problem - war game scenarios showed us losign a few carriers in the Gulf right off to cruise missles..... besides Iran was Cheney's pet ptoject.  Obama has to show some 'independence')

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:47 | 3436257 CrazyCooter
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That's bullshit!

My double entendre merit badge for the day has thusly been earned.

Oh, and 'Nanke is printing up lots of dough, you just can't eat it.



Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:42 | 3436241 Richard Chesler
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And that doesn't even include birth certificate forgers.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:14 | 3436423 A Nanny Moose
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Yes we can. Yes we can just make this shit up.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:15 | 3436448 jcpicks
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USA - The world's #1 manufacturer of Grade A Bullshit

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:33 | 3436561 Salah
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Perfect illustration of Neptune in Pisces; ditto for all the oil & gas being found nearly everywhere.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:35 | 3436196 LawsofPhysics
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No surprise here.  It does not take any energy or real inputs to "make shit up".  Now the world re-learns the difference between theory and reality (again).

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:41 | 3436228 GeezerGeek
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Does your "make shit up" category include the BLS? They're masters, followed closely by the Congressional Budget Orifice.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:42 | 3436240 krispkritter
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The numbers are that high because they now count the MSM 'news' outlets, the FED, much of the White House, and certainly Congress as a group that 'make shit up'.  Can it be any other way these days?

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:50 | 3436691 Harbanger
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Does selective editing, as in CNBC's edited 911 call in the Trayvon Martin case count as "making shit up"?

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:56 | 3436719 Doomer
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I think that was ABC, but yes.

Keep all the 'shrooms in the dark, eating shit.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:01 | 3436759 Harbanger
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ABC?  No it was definitely CNBC, but I'm sure other stations ran the same edited tape until they got caught.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:45 | 3436245 Shocker
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Haha, very possible

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:48 | 3436268 LawsofPhysics
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It includes anyone who's job it is to sit in front of a computer and make shit up, period.  Whether that is computer modeling of economics or weather or movies is fucking irrelevant.  The laws Nature and physics really don't give a shit and neither should you.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:42 | 3436234 centerline
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Have to keep the circuses running at full throttle!  Especially since the bread is getting more expensive.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:43 | 3436246 krispkritter
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Have you SEEN the price of bread helmets these days? And God help you if you're gluten intolerant...

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:43 | 3437001 cynicalskeptic
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We'll be converting over to Roman style 'circuses' soon - blood sports keep the masses diverted from wholesale slaughter overseas and has the added benefot of reducing the convict population.   NBC has high hopes for 'Running Man' 

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:36 | 3436197 quasimodo
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Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:03 | 3436349 Doomer
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Uber bullish.

1600 today boys, take it to the bank; tomorrow, the moon.

What a putz I was to ever doubt the Fed could create another bubble.

Even Newton would be doubting if gravity exists today.


Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:18 | 3436466 Skateboarder
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Gravity? Isn't that a barbarous relic of the ancient past, before they had TV?

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:00 | 3436738 Harbanger
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Today Newton would have to conclude that an apple can fly off your head and into a tree.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:37 | 3436201 Divided States ...
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Yeah like we need more Jewish directors and producers.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:38 | 3436211 Schmuck Raker
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Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:10 | 3436396 francis_sawyer
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Don't be melancholy ~ Schmuck Raking is an honorable profession too...

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:51 | 3436695 Doomer
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Sadly, today, so is smut peddling.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:11 | 3436807 PKF
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I was driving the car and punching the radio for a song to hear...."I am an asshole....tra la la la."  Has anyone else heard it?  Or was I just in some non-gravitional space zone?

I guess I'll become a songwriter....I can make up stuff better than that and maybe get Justin to sing it!!!  See, now I'm employed!!!

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:39 | 3436221 Global Hunter
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we need moar holocaust films and 2 hour long recruitment movies for the armed forces!

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:56 | 3436302 Rusty Diggins
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Like the "new normal" as the quality declines, demand skyrockets.



Transformers 12.

Survivor Detroit

El Chapos Crib

Honey Boo Boo, Madras



Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:22 | 3436500 Skateboarder
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If you've gotten used to shit contaminating your sugar, you won't mind if it's 10% or 90%.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:37 | 3436202 Schmuck Raker
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Circus performers, always in demand as empires crumble.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:52 | 3436283 saints51
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I wonder if we look back in history to see if this has happened before.



Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:46 | 3436674 Doomer
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This time is different, cuz we got printing presses!


Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:47 | 3436203 TeamDepends
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30% of CNT silver inventories withdrawn from COMEX in two days!!!  After crunching the numbers, our panel of experts have concluded that by Tuesday morning at the latest, you should have donned your crap/flak- jacket/suit (shtf).

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:38 | 3436205 Shizzmoney
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This is also due to the enormous tax breaks that Hollywood (who pays the pols) gets from the individual states over the years (negotiated by the unions) to get them to film in their locations.


And then the RIAA and MPAA take those profits and use it to lobby against my civil rights and copyright law.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:36 | 3436206 Decolat
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Employment with the Ministry of Distraction & Propaganda has never been better!

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:37 | 3436207 bnbdnb
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This includes, sit at home, youtube mega-uploaders.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:36 | 3436208 the not so migh...
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we are are so fucked

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:36 | 3436586 quid pro quo
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"Shit... I'm waiting for the sun to shine" ~ Travis Bickle


Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:38 | 3436209 Global Hunter
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Being a propagandist employed (even if indirectly) by a powerful centralized state is one of the few "growth" industries in Amerika.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:40 | 3436225 francis_sawyer
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The Emperor HAS clothes... No, trust me... He signs my paycheck so I know...

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:37 | 3436214 Pairadimes
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Let us hope that CDs and DVDs can be part of a balanced diet, along with iPhones and iPads.

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:41 | 3436238 Bearwagon
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Make that bluray-discs, and it's on.

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