Monday, October 19, 2009

Kicked when down: A short story


E-mail inbox, Oct. 19, 4:21 p.m.


Where do you want to sit?

Hey Scott,

Be there alongside your Boston Red Sox as they chase baseball immortality. Go to StubHub, where you’ll find a fantastic selection of tickets to every playoff game – so you experience the championship chase live and in person. Check it out. Go to StubHub and get the seats you want today.


E-mail inbox, Oct. 19, 7:56 p.m.

Hi Scott,

Earlier today, an email promoting Boston Red Sox postseason tickets was sent to you. This, unfortunately, was a mistake. We regret the error and apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused.

Sincerely,

The StubHub Team


Dark recesses of mind, Oct. 19, 9:36 p.m.

Dear StubHub,

Thank you so very much. May I have your address? I would love to meet you, face-to-face.

Sincerely,

Scott