10 Office Holiday Parties That Were NSFW

Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.
After another year of hard work, it’s only fair to let loose and go big at the annual holiday office party. But crazy things often ensue when business mixes with pleasure. Get a bunch of professionals in an unprofessional setting, and the shenanigans are inevitable. And, with this year’s holiday season right around the corner, we’re pregaming early — with 10 anonymous tales of past office holiday parties gone hilariously awry. From drunken escapades with coworkers to inappropriate intern behavior to secret, in-office romances, read on for the awkward celebrations you (luckily) didn’t have to live through. We’ll let you determine if your own holiday party stories are more NSFW than these.