A tale of two checks.
I visited two agents on Friday to pick up checks. The first was for a brief fill-in voiceover session (for another client that changed copy after the fact). It was $75. Minus commission and taxes.
The second was a total surprise. It turns out these guys actually ponied up for re-airing that commercial. Excellent news, and substantially more than $75. I think I'm going to use the money to buy one of the new iPads being announced this week.
I suppose if I was prudent I'd use the money to pay the $700+ in ER bills for my dislocated pinky. WTF? My otherwise solid health plan charges a $500 deductible for ER visits, plus a $200 co-pay. My crappy individual plan a few years ago paid every cent of a $2,500 ER trip.
Insane. But instead of paying for that, I think I'm going to treat myself. I deserve it after the couple of months I've had of toiling in the proverbial salt mines.
It was the worst of times, so I should have some best of times.