cube grenade in action…


A blogger I know in the UK has been unemployed since August, 2008. He sent me this photograph of a Cube Gre­na­de that he keeps in his office.

I was quite touched by that…


  1. I love the idea of “cube grenades.”

    I had the Geico eyeballs looking over my cubicle for a while and got some good traction with them. But I had to take them down because I couldn’t take one more person walking by and humming the “Somebody’s Watching” tune. I’ll have to switch to drawings like yours that don’t motivate people to sing the same song repeatedly. And me to respond with a painfully fake laugh.


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