Satire of the indignities and banality of contemporary office and chain restaurant work. Characters who benefit from this reality are satirized as being vapid, dumb, bland, and conformist. Characters who don't benefit try to get even in a variety of ways: hacking into the bank account of a large corporation, burning down an office park, giving a boss the middle finger, taking a baseball bat to a problematic fax machine. Theme of overqualified and underpaid office workers confronting the quiet desperation and unhappiness they feel with their jobs.
Implied arson. Violent lyrics to the song "Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta" by Geto Boys playing during a scene in which three main characters (white males) take turns giving a printer a "beat down" with a baseball bat. A recently laid-off employee is shown trying to commit suicide by carbon monoxide from running the engine of his car in his closed garage, then immediately is shown getting struck by a fast-moving truck while backing out of his driveway. The man is later shown in a body cast and wheelchair.
Brief shot of a nude woman on TV, breasts. When the lead character asks his neighbor what he would want if he had a million dollars, the neighbor says that he'd want to have sex with two women at the same time. In a dream sequence, lead character imagines his passive-aggressive boss having sex with his girlfriend. Characters talk of having and not having sex. Male characters gossip about the sexual promiscuity of two of the female characters. Minor character talks of how he wants to make his "O face" with a new attractive female employee.
"F--k" and variations and "N" word used in hip-hop songs playing in the background or in montage scenes. "F--k" used by characters. "Ass," "Ass clown," "p---y," "s--t," "bitch," "bastard," "pissed," "goddamn," "c--k gobblers," "fudge packers." Worries of going to prison lead to characters worrying of going to the "pound me in the ass prison," and a neighbor of the lead character advises, "watch out for your cornhole." Middle finger gesture. Talk of the lead character's girlfriend's rumored sexual promiscuity. Minor character talks of how he wants to have sex, and put on his "O face."
On a car ride, one of the characters holds a large soda cup with the Pepsi logo prominently displayed on its side. Some scenes are set in, and one of the characters works at, a restaurant clearly intended to parody "good-time restaurant" chains so prominent in suburbia.
After learning they're to be laid off from their jobs, two of the main characters, with the help and participation of the lead character, get drunk in an apartment, drinking beer and booze. Beer and alcohol drinking in apartments and restaurants.