Category Archives: Trustus Pharmaceuticals

TRUSTUS PHARMACEUTICALS!!! Oh Yes!

Good News! — Good News! — Good News! As I reported previously, Xtranormal, the maker of the animation software I use for the Trustus Pharmaceuticals family of videos, went out of business. The software became nonfunctional once Xtranormal closed their … Continue reading

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Nostalgic for Trustus Pharma

I’ve been itching for awhile to get back into making Trustus Pharmaceutical videos. However, the company that produced the animation software that I used is kaput. Xtranormal is no more. They are bereft of life. They have ceased to be. … Continue reading

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Bob’s Revenge

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #39 I decided Bob needed revenge following the staff meeting in the last video. In this video, Bob provides a brutally honest itinerary of the staff meeting that is about to begin. It’s pretty realistic, in my opinion. Yes, … Continue reading

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Who’s Up First?

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #38 I’ve been toying with the idea of doing this for some time.  I began with the transcript of the original Abbott and Costello routine. It is very long, however, and although the length  wasn’t a problem … Continue reading

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Fly Shit In The Pepper

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #37 This was a fun video to do and it is already one of my personal favorites.  It originally came to me as a script from a former employee of “The Company.” I’ve modified it quite a … Continue reading

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Silence Is Acceptance

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #36 This video picks on QA a bit. There’s no particular reason for that, however: The intended targets are bureaucracy, red tape, and zealots of micromanagement. In the video, Bob reports to Heidi that his staff are … Continue reading

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What’s Her Face

I’m working on a new video featuring the intern, but I’m a little late with it. I’ve been trying to pace these things so that I release one a week, on Sunday night. This next one won’t be released until … Continue reading

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Master Chefs & Suicide Nets

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #35 This episode is a sequel to Episode #30 (It’s A Tumor!) and it may not make a whole lot of sense unless you’ve seen that episode. It’s got a bit of a surprise that I don’t want … Continue reading

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Training Thursdays

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #34 I’ve thought about doing a Trustus training video for some time. In Episode #34, Bob complains to his group that they are not in compliance with their training. His group retorts that new training is added … Continue reading

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What’s Up Heidi’s Pipeline?

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #33 I was reminded by a few people that Oliver and Heidi have not had an “Up Heidi’s Pipeline” sitewide announcement in a little while, so I thought I would do one of those. This one is … Continue reading

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Trustus Pharma & the Five Whys of RCA

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #32 Heidi encounters Mike in the break room and decides to challenge him to take on a  Root Cause Analysis (RCA) project. It’s not that I think root cause analysis is useless in all forms and applications. … Continue reading

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Have You Tried that Reaction with Clay?

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #31 What is with managers in pharma development? They all have some (often arcane) pet technology they want you to use. It doesn’t matter what you’re currently working on, or what your current issues are. “Please try … Continue reading

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It’s A Tumor!

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #30 Heidi brings in a Branding Consultant from the company’s US headquarters in South San Francisco to ensure that the site’s decor provides the appropriate motivational message to the employees.

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I Want My Severance Package!

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #29 Mike decides that quitting his job is perhaps not the best option.

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The Future of Pharma

Trustus Pharmaceuticals Episode #1 This was the first Trustus video and it received a surprising amount of attention for such a crude animation. In the video, Mike, who has just joined Trustus Pharmaceuticals, is meeting with Heidi, the site manager. … Continue reading

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