So at work there’s this area in the kitchen designated for giveaways. You can put anything there and you can take anything there. Usually, the area is filled with promo books and CD’s and the occasional hair/make-up set. In all of my time at Hearst, I can only recall ever taking something from that table once.

But yesterday, somebody put a brick there. A normal, light-colored brick. And for the second time ever, I wanted to take an object from the giveaway table just to confirm to the giver that yes, that was an awesome item up for grabs.