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Video: How to Explain to Your Family What You Do For a Living

Video: How to Explain to Your Family What You Do For a Living

After you graduate college, you may decide to travel the road less taken. You know what that means: no temping for you, you’re going to start your own tech business, or become a graphic illustrator, or perhaps a taxidermist. And your parents? Well, they might fall into that category of which Will Smith once rapped about.

And in the off chance that your parents don’t just “understand” why they threw $40k down the hole so you could apply for grants to put on your gallery show of menstruation dollies, you don’t have to feel alone anymore. A new web documentary series called “How to Explain It To My Parents” showcases 5 abstract artists trying to explain to their parents what they do for a living. The results are…sort of what you’d expect. Watch this first episode between micro-brewer Arno Coenen and his father. Awwwwkward! More »