This Person Is Entirely Insane or Completely Correct (or Both!) About Cellphones

How many numbers do you have stored in your phone? Fifty, a hundred, more? Well, they're the people for whom your phone is a great convenience-they know that they can call you and wherever you are, even if you don't pick up, they have asserted their presence as a part of your day. You are one person with one person's communication needs; they are legion, and they want and expect answers now. Want to know real convenience? Leave a message on my machine, or email me, and I'll get back to you when I fucking feel like it.

And that's just a small taste of "My Life Without A Cell Phone: An Amazing Tale Of Survival." It is a harrowing tale. [The Awl]


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