Fortunately, corporate video scripts rarely involve death scenes, but in case you write one that does, don’t do this:
The real tragedy in this video is the spilling of the scotch though thankfully it is not a single malt.
This video is disturbingly similar to a budget meeting I attended last week.
I was once in a meeting that degenerated into a similar fight over the exact shade of blue needed for a B2B direct mail piece.
I’m also impressed by the shooter’s technique — closing your eyes and throwing the gun while you shoot aren’t exactly guarantees of a hit, even at close range. Maybe that’s why we never saw any bullet holes when she fired…
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