Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge


‘A schlub in an expensive suit is still a schlub’

“Let’s say you have a job interview?” Louis Copeland runs his tape measure around my back, pinches it at the chest and squints. “My first question to you would be, what line of work are you in? Because it depends, doesn’t it? Architects go for a wacky, modern look. Solicitors tend to prefer a classic style. Whereas journalists…”

He looks me up and down and trails off, somewhat despondently. Read the rest of this article here.

September 14th, 2011.

9 Responses to “‘A schlub in an expensive suit is still a schlub’”

  1. Andy Says:

    1. Zorro’s gay uncle, 2. the ‘undercomb’ and 3. Definitely abroad though. Definitely abroad.

    I laughed heartedly at each of these, especially the last. Compliments sir.

  2. Eoin Says:

    Thanks Liz, breaking people’s shits is why I got into this business.

  3. Darragh Says:

    “I like your shtyle Boo”…

  4. albinicus Says:

    Wouldn’t have had ya down as a giant Eoin, or else Louis is teeny in that second pic. Looks like your about to pick him up a lá http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2011/sep/15/mike-tindall-dwarf-throwing

  5. Eoin Says:

    Yeah I’ve been described as a gentle giant. In fact, I’m anything but.

  6. sharon Says:

    Printed this out for men in family. Some laughed, some cried and some said”Well said Eoin’.

  7. Dermot Says:

    Great piece I think the first look is best too.

  8. ponyo Says:

    “A slightly casual wedding” YES

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