Conan O’Brien recently found out that a group of his employees were on a secret “Foodies” email list so that they could alert each other when free food arrived at the office. Conan addressed this injustice by placing a cake in the 2nd floor conference room and sending out an email to the group, notifying them that the cake was free for the taking. He then watched on closed-circuit cameras as baited employees arrived to feed their faces and then busted them. Conan associate producer Jordan Schlansky was ratted out as one of the selfish employees, but had zero guilt for his actions.
If you’re going to start a secret email chain, make sure your boss doesn’t find out – especially if your boss is Conan.