Penname: darjeelingandcoke Real name: Joe
Member Since: October 01, 2011

Bio:

Just a guy with Jim and Pam on the brain, trying to get the song out of his head by singing it.

Author of the Month June 2021


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Stories by darjeelingandcoke
Summary: According to Michael Stipe, the end is near. According to Jim, Dwight is paying the price for antagonizing his co-workers. According to Pam, it’s just nice things are back to normal.

A cold open set between “Conflict Resolution” and “Casino Night.” #13 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Past, Episode Related
Characters: Creed, Dwight, Jim, Jim/Pam, Kelly, Pam, Phyllis, Ryan, Ryan/Kelly, Stanley
Genres: Angst, Humor, Oneshot, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2436 Read Count: 212 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: November 11, 2022 Updated: November 11, 2022
Summary:

Every holiday is important to someone. Even Halloween. No, *especially* Halloween. (Submission #2)

(A series of mini-fics set on holidays major and minor in the life of Jim, Pam and the Dunder Mifflin crew. Blame Max for this.)
Categories: Jim and Pam, Present, Episode Related
Characters: Andy, Angela, Cece Halpert, Clark, Creed, Darryl, David Wallace, Dwight, Dwight/Angela, Ensemble, Erin, Gabe, Isabel Poreba, Jim, Jim/Karen, Jim/Katy, Jim/Pam, Katy, Kelly, Kevin, Larissa Halpert, Mark, Meredith, Michael, Nellie, Oscar, Other, Pam, Pam/Roy, Pete, Phillip Halpert, Phyllis, Ryan, Ryan/Kelly, Stanley, Toby
Genres: Angst, Drama, Fluff, Holiday, Humor, Inner Monologue, Romance, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: None
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 22493 Read Count: 5465 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: April 12, 2021 Updated: October 31, 2022
Summary: 1. Spend a decade getting filmed
2. ???
3. Documentary becomes hit
4. Profit

In the wake of the documentary's success, our beloved Dunder Mifflinites get famous... and get all the endorsement opportunities that come with it. Here are some of the ones they took.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Future
Characters: Dwight, Jim, Pam
Genres: Humor
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 923 Read Count: 306 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: September 21, 2022 Updated: September 21, 2022
Summary: The planets rotate around the sun. Today, Pam and Jim discover what a certain cruciverbalist rotates around.

A cold open set in early Season 4. #12 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Episode Related, Jim and Pam, Other, Past
Characters: Jim, Jim/Pam, Pam, Phyllis, Stanley
Genres: Humor, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 515 Read Count: 381 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: February 23, 2022 Updated: February 23, 2022
Summary: The MCU vs. DCEU battle comes to Dunder Mifflin. Scenes inspired by certain real life casting rumors, set sometime late Season 7. #11 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Present
Characters: Ensemble, Erin, Jim, Jim/Pam, Michael, Pam
Genres: Fluff, Humor, Parody, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1820 Read Count: 435 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: February 14, 2022 Updated: February 14, 2022
Summary: Christmas is a special time of caring. And for Pam, the ways of love are about to be made clear. Or: Jim has indefensible taste in music, and the butterfly effect sends a tornado through Season 2.

Submitted for the 2021 Secret Santa Fic exchange, and don't pay attention to the date, it was posted before midnight EST on New Year's Eve, I made my deadline, shut it.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Episode Related, Alternate Universe
Characters: Ensemble, Isabel Poreba, Jim, Jim/Katy, Jim/Pam, Larissa Halpert, Mark, Meredith, Other, Pam, Pam/Roy, Phyllis, Roy
Genres: Angst, Drama, Fluff, Holiday, Steamy
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Secret Santa Fic Exchange 2021
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 816 Read Count: 739 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: December 31, 2021 Updated: December 31, 2021
Summary: Well, sort of. Which Dunder Mifflinite gets this high praise? The answer may surprise you… for a minute. A totally meshuganah cold open set mid-Season 5. #10 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Past, Other
Characters: Creed, Dwight, Jim, Pam, Phyllis
Genres: Humor, Workdays
Warnings: Possible Triggers
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1262 Read Count: 344 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: November 02, 2021 Updated: November 02, 2021
Summary: …did I stutter?

The cold open (well… really the B-story) that might have been for The Deposition. #9 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Past, Jim and Pam, Episode Related, Other
Characters: Angela, Darryl, Dwight, Dwight/Angela, Ensemble, Jim, Jim/Pam, Michael, Other, Pam
Genres: Claustrophobic Spaces, Humor, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3214 Read Count: 884 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: October 04, 2021 Updated: October 04, 2021
Summary: Kelly talks a lot, so she’s learned to just tune herself out. Jim and Pam… have a different strategy.

A cold open set in late Season 2. #8 in the Rejected Cold Opens series. Spoilers for Season 2 of Grey’s Anatomy. And also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAX.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Past
Characters: Jim, Jim/Pam, Kelly, Pam, Ryan/Kelly
Genres: Humor, Workdays
Warnings: Adult language
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2255 Read Count: 500 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: September 25, 2021 Updated: September 25, 2021
Summary: One way or another, 2006 was not going to be Karen’s year. Or, five ways Karen Filippelli could have found out about Jim and Pam.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Past, Episode Related, Alternate Universe
Characters: Ensemble, Jim, Jim/Karen, Jim/Pam, Karen, Kelly, Michael, Pam, Phyllis
Genres: Angst, Drama, Drunk Pam/Jim, Humor, In Stamford, Inner Monologue, Workdays
Warnings: Adult language
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 1027 Read Count: 654 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: June 10, 2021 Updated: June 10, 2021
Summary: Jim's finally figured out how to get out for good.

A take on the 55 Words To Leave Scranton challenge... and then 110 Words to Come Back Again.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Present
Characters: Jim, Jim/Pam, Pam
Genres: Drabble
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Challenges: 55 Words To Leave Scranton
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 167 Read Count: 1076 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: September 16, 2020 Updated: June 09, 2021
Summary: Not everything the documentary crew captured made it on screen. Late in Season 3, Larissa comes to visit.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Past
Characters: Ensemble, Jim, Jim/Karen, Jim/Pam, Karen, Larissa Halpert, Other, Pam
Genres: Angst, Workdays
Warnings: None
Challenges: Sister Sister
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 1937 Read Count: 621 ePub Downloads: 2
[Report This] Published: June 08, 2021 Updated: June 08, 2021
Summary:
Gabe has a very special new mug. For totally unrelated reasons, Erin needs Pam’s help with… something! In the kitchen! Right now!

A cold open from the second half of Season 7. #7 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Episode Related
Characters: Erin, Gabe, Jim, Jim/Pam, Pam
Genres: Drama, Horror, Humor, Kids/Family, Suspense, Workdays
Warnings: Other Adult Theme
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2657 Read Count: 450 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: April 30, 2021 Updated: April 30, 2021
Summary: Pam has to grapple with the price of fame and the worst moments of her marriage just to finish her Christmas shopping.

That’s life after your life gets made into a rom com.

A story from December 2013 for Secret Santa 2020. Sorry it’s not an iPod.
Categories: Jim and Pam
Characters: Jim, Jim/Pam, Pam
Genres: Angst, Drama, Holiday, Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: Mild sexual content
Series: Secret Santa Fic Exchange 2020
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6115 Read Count: 1001 ePub Downloads: 1
[Report This] Published: December 30, 2020 Updated: December 30, 2020
Summary: Jim and Pam have been in the pranking game for a long time, and their schemes usually go off without a hitch.

Usually.

A cautionary tale of a cold open circa late S2. #6 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Past
Characters: Dwight, Jim, Jim/Pam, Michael, Pam, Stanley
Genres: Humor, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2506 Read Count: 685 ePub Downloads: 1
[Report This] Published: November 29, 2020 Updated: November 29, 2020
Summary: “Healthy ecosystems all have a natural balance. If you take something important out of the ecosystem, that balance falls apart, and the consequences for its inhabitants can be disastrous.”

Jim’s on a sales call. Pam’s taking a sick day. Karen’s getting a taste of life in the Scranton branch ecosystem with them gone. A cold open set mid-Season 3. #5 in the Rejected Cold Openings series.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Other, Past
Characters: Dwight, Ensemble, Jim/Karen, Jim/Pam, Karen, Kelly, Michael, Oscar, Phyllis, Ryan, Stanley
Genres: Humor, Oneshot, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1612 Read Count: 689 ePub Downloads: 2
[Report This] Published: October 25, 2020 Updated: October 25, 2020
Summary: We fall in love and become allies against the world.

Jim and Pam have been in an alliance for a very long time. It has nothing to do with downsizing (although there is chatting and giggling).

(AKA a series of moments in which Jim and Pam stand up for each other, throughout Seasons 1 and 2.)
Categories: Jim and Pam, Past, Episode Related
Characters: Angela, Dwight, Helene Beesly, Jan, Jim, Jim/Pam, Kelly, Larissa Halpert, Michael, Pam, Pam/Roy, Roy, Ryan, Todd Packer
Genres: Angst, Drama, Fluff, Holiday, Humor, Workdays
Warnings: Mild sexual content
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 5400 Read Count: 1531 ePub Downloads: 5
[Report This] Published: October 15, 2020 Updated: October 22, 2020
Summary: Past Featured StoryJim’s been visiting reception five (or 10, or 15…) times a day for years. It turns out it’s become a reflex, and one it will take some work to get rid of now that Pam sits next to him. She’s got a plan, though. (Also: the story of how Jim lost his virginity.)

Jam-flavored fluff set post-Michael Scott Paper Company arc. #4 in the Rejected Cold Openings Series.
Categories: Jim and Pam
Characters: Erin, Jim, Jim/Pam, Pam
Genres: Fluff, Humor, Workdays
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1694 Read Count: 1223 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: October 19, 2020 Updated: October 19, 2020
Summary: It’s a clear signal they’ve become real friends, not just two people leaning on each other to get through an endless workday.

A few months after Jim is hired at Dunder Mifflin, he invites Pam to his birthday barbecue. A (mostly) Pam POV on a milestone in the early days of Jam.
Categories: Jim and Pam, Past
Characters: Jim, Jim/Pam, Larissa Halpert, Mark, Other, Pam, Pam/Roy
Genres: Angst, Fluff, Holiday
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Near Misses (The Camera Missed Too)
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1936 Read Count: 670 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: October 01, 2020 Updated: October 01, 2020
Summary: Dunder Mifflin has a lot of employees who might be considered a liability. But are any of them actually capable of… murder?

Their co-workers say yes.

(A cold open circa Season 6. #3 in the Rejected Cold Opens series).

WARNING: There are comedic references to the death of an animal in this fic. No graphic description (or any - I would say there's nothing here near as disturbing as Sprinkles' death in canon), but if that’s a trigger you might want to give this a miss.
Categories: Other
Characters: Andy, Angela, Darryl, Dwight, Ensemble, Erin, Jim, Kelly, Kevin, Meredith, Michael, Oscar, Pam, Phyllis, Ryan, Stanley, Toby
Genres: Humor, Workdays
Warnings: Major Character Death, Possible Triggers, Violence/Injury
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1594 Read Count: 534 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: September 26, 2020 Updated: September 26, 2020
Summary: A prank years in the making finally comes to fruition. Pam convinces Jim to live his dreams. Erin makes $10 doing something Kelly and Andy would’ve done for free. And Angela reveals some surprising depths. A cold open, circa Season 6. #2 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.
Categories: Other, Present
Characters: Andy, Angela, Dwight, Ensemble, Erin, Jim, Jim/Pam, Kelly, Meredith, Pam
Genres: Humor
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1880 Read Count: 1155 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: September 22, 2020 Updated: September 22, 2020
Summary: "About five weeks after Jim started at Dunder Mifflin, he and Dwight went 15 hours and 42 minutes of work time without fighting. We haven’t come within a full workday of that record since… until now."

(A cold open circa S4. #1 in the Rejected Cold Opens series.)
Categories: Jim and Pam, Episode Related
Characters: Dwight, Jim, Jim/Pam, Kevin, Oscar, Pam, Phyllis
Genres: Humor
Warnings: No Warnings Apply
Series: Rejected Cold Opens
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1273 Read Count: 753 ePub Downloads: 0
[Report This] Published: August 15, 2020 Updated: August 15, 2020