'Everyone Was Apparently Very Bored at Work That Day'

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Frank Chimero, the designer who struck Internet gold with his universal New Yorker cartoon caption that was first noted by Rob, and who subsequently joined the ranks of putative geniuses like Ta-Nehisi Coates and then infiltrated the pages of The New Yorker itself, reflects on his rise to fame in a new post. Don’t peak on us now, Frank.