Meet Gerard Janssen, “Cheerful in 100 Days” Author!

“Ask anyone what makes them happy and they will tell you—after first perhaps mentioning all the usual X-rated stuff—that it’s the little things that matter,” Gerard Janssen writes in his intro for Cheerful in 100 Days, originally titled Cheerful in 3 ½ Months. Gerard wrote “Cheerful” under the small-in-size-but-mighty Dutch publishing house Uitgeverij Snor (“Snor publishers” in English), who Knock …

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Jen on “Faces of the Creative Economy” Panel in Los Angeles April 10

Our head honcho, Jen Bilik, will be on the panel for “Faces of the Creative Economy,” an event presented by Connect to Tech L.A. and the Otis College of Art and Design. The event is “inspired by the quickly emerging creative, media, technology and economic prowess of Silicon Beach,” and the panel will be discussing product design coupled with technology-focused entrepreneurship. If you’re …

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The Winner of Our Epic Employee Prank Giveaway

Congratulations to Richard of Chicago, Illinois, the winner of our Epic Employee Prank Giveaway! His entry: Most recently, when a writer on my team went away to Las Vegas, I built her a cardboard house on top of her cubicle. It was a joke around the office that she had put up a privacy shield at the same time that …

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What’s the Knock Knock Team Reading Right Now? March is National Reading Month

By glancing at our site, it’s easy to tell that we’re such ardent book lovers at Knock Knock. There’s the Personal Library Kit, Bookmark Pads, and Reading Rumpus, for starters. We’re happy dive into and devour pages like no other. So, we’re excited to celebrate National Reading Month this year and share the titles we’re reading now and why we’re …

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Let’s Go to Space with Col. Chris Hadfield!

Upon returning from this year’s TED2014 conference, our head honcho, Jen, surprised the Knock Knock team with our very own personal copies of Col. Chris Hadfield’s memoir, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth. As fans of Hadfield’s Reddit AMAs, his amazing cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” and his all-around badassery, we’re all really psyched to read about his space explorations and the life lessons he learned while …

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