While temping as an office drone a few years ago, local writer and actor David Mann brought a handful of press clippings from his latest show to his temporary boss. He handed them to her excitedly, hoping for some acknowledgment of his extracurricular talents, whereupon his boss murmured, "That's nice," and asked him to file a stack of something or other. The indignities mounted: At one point, Mann was commissioned to pose as the statue, "The Thinker," at an office party. "They see you as totally expendable,"... More >>>