Joel Klebanoff: Stuff & Nonsense

To worry is to be. To be is to worry.

Archive for the ‘customer service’ Category

Turing Test Flaw —

Alan Turing was a brilliant British mathematician, cryptography expert and computer scientist who was persecuted for his open homosexuality. That persecution even included prosecution for homosexual activities, which were illegal in England at the time. The persecution continued until Turing’s suicide in 1954. He ingested cyanide. His mother disputed that it was suicide. She suggested […]


The CustFrust Way —

CustFrust Food Products Inc. is a global leader in the production of prepared custard products. In the past, the mainstays of its business were its Jar/o/CustardTM, Tin/o/CustardTM, Tub/o/Custard TM and Cup/o/CustardTM products. However, lately, it has taken the culinary world by storm with its innovative Hardened/Custard/on/a/StickTM. Breaking the normal food manufacturing sales mold, CustFrust sells […]


Greetings, Scumbags —

Welcome to my blog. Please enjoy this entry. They’ve been around for quite some time now, but I’ve never appreciated the theory or practice of store greeters. These humanoid automatons stand permanently affixed to a spot near the front of the store, fake smiles glued on their faces, feigning hospitality as they endlessly repeat, “Welcome […]