Krispy Kreme’s CEO has quit. Colleagues say he just didn’t have it in himself any more, whenever he thought about going to work, his eyes would just glaze over. [NYT]

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  1. FMF says:

    Ben the punster!

    I like it. ;-)

  2. Aeroracere says:

    *rimshot*

  3. Chris Walters says:

    (shakes head)

  4. Me - now with more humidity says:

    Maybe he’s tired of frittering away his career. Eclairly doesn’t want to be there, wondering what could have bun.

    Thank you! I’m here all week!

  5. cabooglio says:

    Please do nut do that again

  6. MexiFinn says:

    mmmMmmMmm… glaaaze.

  7. GitEmSteveDave says:

    @Aeroracere: He’s here all week folks!!

  8. manok says:

    Fat women everywhere are wiping their teary eyes with glazed donuts as we speak.

  9. ElizabethD says:

    Sweeeeeeet!

  10. Ghede says:

    Arrrrgh, puns everywhere! Must… go… into… hibernation… to… save… brain cells. zzz.

  11. Klink says:

    Ba dum pish

  12. Kazari says:

    If this is the future of comedic writing, I weep for the future.

  13. nursetim says:

    Cue “This is a serious blog stop doing that” posts

  14. Sherryness says:

    That was just painful!

  15. MameDennis says:

    I guess he’s just fried…

  16. notlazyjustdontcare says:

    Look, I’m not going to sugarcoat it: Brewster was getting kremed by those quarterly sales numbers.

  17. adrock75 says:

    He just felt like something was missing, a hole at his center.
    Sorry.
    I’m so sorry.

  18. STrRedWolf says:

    *groaaaaaaaaaan* Another pun cascade! What is this, NANAE?

  19. But all the signs said he was hot!

  20. Half Beast says:

    This is one of the greatest comment threads in Consumerist history…

  21. bbbici says:

    Could anything be Crueller?

  22. LatherRinseRepeat says:

    I can’t believe you guys. Can we get serious for a minute here? Obviously the guy left for another job that paid more dough.

  23. *groan* bad touch! bad touch!

    *curls up in a corner where the puns can’t hurt her*

  24. CrazyRedd says:

    Man, now I want a Luther burger.

  25. nffcnnr says:

    “…Gotta make the donuts…”

  26. Donuts…is there anything they can’t do…

  27. bbbici says:

    Donut go quietly into that good night.

  28. JayXJ says:

    So Long John…

  29. synergy says:

    Oh my god. I’m laughing like a lunatic at work. Good thing I don’t have a boss ever around!

  30. KJones says:

    There’s no cruller fate than that.

  31. ctlemonade says:

    He’s looking for something more fulFILLING. Yeah.

    Donut donut!

  32. osiris7 says:

    Don’t glaze me, Bro!