Friday Funny Articles

Each week, FacilityBlog features one article (at least!) that takes a look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly, as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here. (Articles from the Weird Wednesday feature are also found here.)

FRIDAY FUNNY: Everyone Likes a Good Carving

FRIDAY FUNNY: Everyone Likes a Good Carving

As a morale and teamwork building exercise, Halloween at the office efforts can be a great management...Read More...

(Creepy) FRIDAY FUNNY: Somewhere In The 20th Century

(Creepy) FRIDAY FUNNY: Somewhere In The 20th Century

Back in 1985, Terry Gilliam directed an offbeat film entitled, "Brazil." Very dark, the film presents both a futurist and retro ("steampunk") interpretation of the absurdity of administrative bureaucracy—one that still holds true today in many...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: When I’m Cleanin’ Windows…

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: When I’m Cleanin’ Windows…

This offering is not so much weird as it is scary, but when you think about the jobs in the world that have to be done, well, it kinda puts everything into perspective. Have a look at this...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: I'm Currently Out Of The Office…

FRIDAY FUNNY: I'm Currently Out Of The Office…

Today's Friday Funny is short and sweet. It's all about fun with out of office...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Pushed To Their Limits (Over Foodstuffs)

FRIDAY FUNNY: Pushed To Their Limits (Over Foodstuffs)

Check out the following "love notes" exchanged between co-workers who have been pushed to extremes as a result of phantom kitchen etiquette...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: German Recycling Gets Creative

FRIDAY FUNNY: German Recycling Gets Creative

The follow images were sent to me by two different people. They illustrate the creative adaptation of objects once they've reached the end of their original useful...Read More...

Friday Funny: More Stupid Signage Stories

Friday Funny: More Stupid Signage Stories

In Wales, the message conveyed in a road sign has caused a bit of a scandal in this classic case of taking something far too...Read More...

Friday Funny: Top Jokes from Around the World

Friday Funny: Top Jokes from Around the World

I'm just not feeling very funny today. But more than anything, I could use a laugh right about now. So here are some of the top jokes from different parts of the...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering Ingenuity

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering Ingenuity

It's the end of Summer '09, and people are starting to get back to reality. Kids are going back to school, manufacturing is gearing up for a tenuous economic recovery, and engineers are doing what they do best--"MacGyver"-ing whatever they can to keep things chugging...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don't Look Now

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don't Look Now

When the High Line park opened in NYC's Meatpacking District, guests at the adjacent Standard Hotel were inadvertently providing "views" of their own by parading in various stages of undress in front of the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling...Read More...