Who is Milton?
And what the heck does this have to do with PR!
Amy and Mike talk about the iconic movie “Office Space” in this unnumbered episode of the PR Talk podcast. Why? Because it is fun to talk about and Amy made a reference to Milton in her upcoming (like next week!) book “A Modern Guide to Public Relations.”
“This new guy, with little experience, came into the office looking like Milton from ‘Office Space.’ A stuttering, babbling excuse for a vice president of marketing. OK, maybe you’re a little miffed because you thought your two years of experience would win you the promotion. Do not fret. Your new PR skills will win them over yet. It’s only a matter of time.”
We actually love Milton and calling each other “Milton” for fun when we are being particular or inflexible has been a part of our family culture (including our daughter when she was younger). Along with talking up Milton, we discuss the copier in the movie and how we all have things like a copy machine that never works right and frustrates us in everyday life. As Amy mentioned in the conversation, we’d love to hear what your “copy machine” is. Let us know in the comments.
If you haven’t seen “Office Space” we highly recommend it (even you millennials that probably (hopefully) haven’t suffered through the type of office environment depicted in the movie).
Check out the official trailer from 20th Century Fox (although I don’t think it does the movie justice):
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