It tells the story of a broken down comedian who, as an experiment, while feeling like crap after his girlfriend left him, posts a flyer all over New York saying “If Anyone wants to talk about anything, call me (347 469-3173)” And then the thing goes viral and a bit out of hands, and the book tells the stories that went on by that phone. Thousands and thousands of people calling, texting and needing that connection with someone.
The book, as I said is extremely compelling and it was closing in on becoming my favorite book in a long time, but, the repetitiveness and the monotone of doom and gloom by the stories and characters makes it a bit flat in the end and a bit longer than it should be.
Had it been sixty or so less pages, the book would have been more powerful. Had the book mixed it up with some humor, and other kind of conversations, that I´m sure happened. I mean, statistically they must have been other kind of calls.
All in all, if you are into social media, virality power, psychology. This book is a must. If not, you can start it and kind of navigate through the book without the need of reading each and every message.
Paperback: 158 pages
Publisher: Amazon Publishing
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