Quote of the Day

“Ben laughed. “You think all religions are scams, don’t you?” “Yes, I suppose I do,” Epstein said. “But the religions are mostly scamming themselves. That they scam others is usually a side-effect.” ― James L. Halperin, The First Immortal    

Laying the Block

When I was in my teens, my older brother Bill got me into a variety of sales. We sold cookware, encyclopedias, Bibles, guitar lessons, and at one point Bill even sold rugs. I sold magazine subscriptions both door-to-door and by telephone. I set up appointments by telephone for home improvement and siding salesmen. The 1987 … More Laying the Block