When Worlds Collide (at 4:30 on a Monday afternoon at Staples)

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Here’s either a terrific idea or something rather terrifying: what if the companies from the tv shows you watch started actually producing real products? Couldn’t it be something like action figures for adults? Kids watch their shows and then rush out to be a part of that environment, so why not we oldsters? That’s the question asked by the site Ironic Sans who would love to see Dunder Mifflin paper available at Staples.

I was recently shopping for paper at Staples when I had this thought: NBC should really license the “Dunder Mifflin” name to some paper company, and put it on real reams of paper. I don’t have brand loyalty when it comes to 8.5″ x 11″ paper, so it’s not like I can’t be persuaded to buy one ream over another. If I were buying paper at Staples and I saw the Dunder Mifflin brand name on a ream of paper, I’d totally get it. Just because it’s funny. Even if it cost a few cents more than the other brands.