“They were super impressed with my resume,” he says and pushes his shoes off.

“Really?” says his wife with skepticism.

“Yes, really!” he says and loosens his polka-dot tie, “they called it interesting and a novel approach.”

“But did they give you an answer?” she says. “Are you getting the CEO job?”

“Yes,” he says and puts his clown nose in the bowl by the door, “I’m sure of it. Otherwise, they wouldn’t have told me to wait by the phone.”

“Wait by the phone?” she says, confused.

“That’s what they said,” he says, “Don’t call us; we’ll call you!”

Music pairing: Love The Way You Lie by Eminem and Rihanna