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Work!Toons: Falsetto

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New cereal promises great taste, lawsuits

Our breakfast foods division, BRKFST, this morning announced its latest cereal innovation: Lucky Puffs.  The cereal looks and tastes exactly like a hybrid of General Mills’ Lucky Charms and Cocoa Puffs offerings. Daniel Ellsberg, Senior Vice President of Operations at … Continue reading

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Be on your dankest behavior

It’s April 20 (i.e., “420”), and you may notice a slight uptick in glassy stares around the office today. In marijuana cultures, the number 420 has become a shorthand reference to all things cannabis. If this is news to you, … Continue reading

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Mouth breather says nothing, dominates call

During Marketing’s morning status phone call, the most memorable contribution wasn’t a new innovation or insight, but Bill Applebaum’s signature, speakerphone-rattling mouth breathing. “We’ve all tried asking him to mute his mic until he has something to say, but he … Continue reading

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Employee Profile: Matthew Parks

Matthew Parks is a new assistant in our Social Media department. Though he doesn’t have any particularly relevant social media experience, Matthew was hired as part of our “Old Dogs, New Tricks” program. ODNT was started to bring older workers into the … Continue reading

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These walls CAN talk (or at least record your conversation)

Speakers installed throughout our offices for the failed laugh track system have been modified to function as audio recording devices, ostensibly to record meeting minutes. According to Norman Koch in Facilities, the microphones added to the speakers are highly sensitive. … Continue reading

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Laugh tracks not enhancing meetings as much as expected

Earlier this year, speakers capable of broadcasting laugh tracks were added to all of our meeting rooms. Implemented as part of our work-laugh program, it was anticipated that the laugh tracks would enhance meetings in the same well intended but … Continue reading

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