Few films have left such a lasting impact on my life as the 1999 cult classic Office Space.
Not only are its characters hilarious and its lines highly quotable, its tongue-in-cheek (yet painfully accurate) depiction of corporate culture continues to haunt me in my day-to-day life.
Anyway, while catastrophizing about my life the other day, I was reminded of one of my favourite anecdotes from the film- the “Jump To Conclusions Mat”.
Conceived by the bumbling Tom Sizemore, the Jump to Conclusions mat was, quite simply, a mat that you put on the floor with different CONCLUSIONS that you could JUMP TO.
I wished I had a jump to conclusions mat myself. Things would be so much simpler (especially if I landed on “moot!” every time).
All of this got me thinking: what other inventions from popular culture would I love to see come to life?
1. The Delorean Time…
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