(The Weekly Vice) - Imagine your name is Alex. You lost your job and after searching the classifieds for three weeks, you finally decide to accept the only decent job that's ready to hire right away. The dreaded telemarketer job.
Your boss hands you a list of numbers to call. He tells you it's easy. Just follow the script and you'll succeed in setting up an appointment for every 10 calls you make.... That's 9 people hanging up on you for every one person who "might" show up for the appointment you set.
Despite the odds, the aggravation, the embarrassment... You decide to be a trooper and make those calls. The rent wont pay itself after all.
And then one day it happens. You dial a number, that's like every other number you've called.... This time, however, things are about to be different. For nothing can prepare you for the horror that awaits on the other end of the line.
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