Do You Have the Adonis DNA to be Charlie Sheen’s Intern?

Brow Beat
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March 7 2011 12:08 PM

Do You Have the Adonis DNA to be Charlie Sheen’s Intern?

This afternoon, newly unemployed , freshly-minted Guinness World Record holder Charlie Sheen (fastest to reach one million followers on Twitter) announced that he's looking for a social media intern:


The position is a full-time, eight-week, paid position and the deadline to apply is March 11 th , 2001 . Some additional duties we imagine this plucky young protégé will be expected to perform:

• Periodically checking that Sheen's

remains full of resentments

• Chasing

out of Sheen's backyard

• Picking up the goddesses' togas from the dry cleaners

• Light office management tasks: e.g., keeping the fridge stocked with Tiger Blood

• Determining the best

for things Charlie Sheen can dream of but not express

• Typing up treatment for

Hot Shots! Part Trois

• Cleaning the

out of Sheen's underwear

The ideal applicant will be well-versed in social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook and have access to his or her own cryptology hat.

Please, no gnarlingtons need apply.

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Nina Shen Rastogi is a writer and editor, and is also the vice president for content at Figment.



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