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Stanley Bing
Just a few ways to be profitably and pleasantly (if uselessly) employed, from Stanley Bing's book, "100 Bulls**t Jobs … and How to Get Them" (Harper Collins).
Marriage counselor
Help people complete the destruction of their marriage.

$$: Some charge on a sliding scale, depending on the income of the suffering couple. While some marriage counselors may be MD psychiatrists or PhD psychologists, a fair amount simply have degrees in social work or counseling, and they get paid okay, too.

The upside: You're single!

The downside: It's like working in a coal mine in which the canary keels over and dies every day.

The dark side: You get a large dog and move into a small houseboat on the marina.
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