Swiffer Behind the Clean | 36 Hours in NYC

Last updated on January 23rd, 2021 at 11:52 pm

Last Updated: January 23, 2021


New York, New York, it’s a helluva town… but I was too busy enjoying its people and the Swiffer Behind the Clean event to enjoy much of the sights.

Casey Palmer x Swiffer Present — 36 Hours in NYC — Air Canada Pearson to LaGuardia Selfie
The look of a man on the start of a hectic but ultimately fun trip down to The Big Apple.

“Oh you gotta love it
Oh you got, oh you gotta love it”
— Drake, “6PM in New York”, If You’re Reading This it’s Too Late (2015)

Earlier this month, Citizen Canada reached out to see whether I’d be interested in flying out to NYC to interview Black-ish star Anthony Anderson on his cleaning experiences for a Swiffer Behind the Clean campaign—the numbers and narratives behind what being a Dad really means today, specifically in handling household chores. I hadn’t hit The Big Apple since 2010 when I’d proposed to a certain woman I’m still coincidentally married to, so I figured why not? It’d be a good change of pace!

How little I knew of what would lie ahead…