You’ve Won a Free, Annoying Cruise! (We’re Lying.)


I get a lot of wrong numbers and telemarketers calling my landline. People frequently try to fax things meant to go to a hospital to my house. I’m not really sure why. I don’t mind though. If I’m busy, I tell telemarketers to calls back. And if not, I talk to them and try to understand what they want. My favorite thing about most new telemarketing companies is that a recording will call you. The recorded person is often informal and just wants to be your pal. In this case, it was someone named Casey. He claims to have convinced his company that because people hate filling out surveys, they should send those who agree on a cruise. They also seem to be trying to sell me health care. Anyway, here is the call.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 11, 2006

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