Last week, when most Chicagoans were working from home because of intensely low temperatures that no human should feel, a friend of mine pinged me a link to show me what was happening in his office
It appeared that some key pipes had burst, raining what looked like raw sewage—we’ll be grownups here and call it poop—onto the desks of some of Leo Burnett’s finest.
Behold that which you can’t unsee:
Don’t worry, it’s not actually as crappy as it looks, according to Leo Burnett Chicago’s Twitter account:
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That didn’t stop some clever folks at the Chicago start-up Dude Products, which sent the Leo Burnett office a box of “Dude Wipes
,” which are more or less regular old wet wipes, but marketed to guys. It included a note (with some NSFW language):
Leo Burnett Dudes,
We heard you had a shitty day. Don’t worry we’ve all been there. Here’s some Dude Wipes for the office so it never happens again.
– The Dudes