Meet Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner of “Awful Library Books”! National Library Week 2014

To round-out National Library Week, we wanted to tap into the minds of a few of our favorite librarians, who in fact reside all the way in “the Mitten.” Michiganders Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner, both public librarians who’ve worked together for fifteen years, created and run Awful Library Books. Awful Library Books is a haven true to its name, …

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Today’s National High-Five Day! Share Your High-Five Pic to Benefit Cancer Research

Today’s National High Five Day! You probably know that we take our high-fives very seriously at Knock Knock (we created products inspired by the gesture, after all). So this year we’re participating in an in-office and virtual high-five-a-thon to benefit cancer research—and our head honcho is PUMPED. Watch the video above for proof. Think you can surpass our head honcho’s …

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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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