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Jan 31, 2012
Freelancer, yep Scott wrote all this in the book "Seven Years of Highly Defective People".

Actually the only character that's based on anyone specific is Wally. I think the other characters are mixes and matches of various businesspeople Scott had to deal with.
Dec 14, 2011
He used to work at a telecommunications company I believe, he drew much of his PHB inspiration from that, maybe other co-workers too, and things like this.

This is my terrible memory remembering a book of his I read a few months ago, do not take it completely accurately.
I'm too lazy to check facts.
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Nov 28, 2011
I secretly suspect that SA works in an office and draws these from his experiences.
Aug 9, 2011
Geezerbill, that was the original idea. he had hoped people would do that.
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Sep 15, 2010
@kataku: This essay maybe doesn't belong here.... but i've typed it now so...

Next time, go with your first instinct!
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