"In many ways, an office job is like a prison sentence." That's Michael Malice, the co-creator of overheardintheoffice.com. He's quoted in an interview with Kevin Ohannessian of Fast Company. Malice's site collects stories from the cubicle mazes of the world, in an effort to make the "prison sentence" a bit more bearable. Just when you think you're experiencing the most preposterous behavior in your own work environment, a visit to overheardintheoffice.com will lead you to new reaches of the absurd:
"A VP says to an IT guy, 'Have you installed Google on my computer yet?' And the IT guy responds, 'Just yesterday.'"
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