Thursday, January 13, 2011

Discovery Channel looking for a CSO...Seriously?!?!?

Discovery Channel is looking for a Chief Shark Officer for this years Shark Week - this is not a joke.

See press release here

Some highlights from the job description / qualifications:

  • Must enjoy exotic, waterfront locations, buff bodies in bathing suits
  • Look delicious in a wet suit - (this is wrong either way you look at it.  Fat / ugly people are not allowed to apply and skinny models are not appetizing to sharks).
  • Benefits - a lot of insurance (Um, why?)
Sure, it is to be taken light hearted - but when will Discovery Channel stop with the "hungry, bloody, man-eating" association to sharks?

I know a few people that would love to have this position...I feel bad for the person that lands this will be...dangerous.

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