In the back streets of Melbourne's Brunswick, there's a place where you can actually pay to smash stuff with a baseball bat. It's quite suitably called The Break Room.
The break room concept was bought to Australia by Ed Hunter, who was looking for a way to deal with the stress of his software advertising job.
Naturally, I had to try it. Immediately.
According to Ed, the room is not about violence, but about harnessing our "destructive tendencies" in a controlled, fun way.
Once I got into the ~swing of things~, it was loads of noisy fun.
And as you can tell here, I remained calm, cool and collected the entire time.
After being introduced to a selection of coffee cups, wine glasses, plates, and a very ugly wine carafe, it was over for this virgin vandal. I left the break room with nothing but a pile of debris, and some potential heart palpitations.
Tickets for The Break Room start at $50. Find out more here.
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