Phone Losers of America – The Book

Published on January 8th, 2011

Let me paint a picture for you. It’s your day off from work, you’re relaxing at home. All of a sudden, you hear a knock at your door.

On your doorstep is a ‘roofin’ salesman, a pizza delivery guy, an angry neighbour, and a law enforcement agent – all after just a little bit of your time. You explain to them, that you just had your roof done last week, you didn’t order any pizza, you don’t have your neighbours welfare cheque, and no, it wasn’t you singing over the superstore paging system all day.

Confused and angry you slam the door shut, then you notice something else. Your answer-phone is beeping and it has reached it’s maximum amount of messages. You nervously press the button, only to hear 99 people saying “Cactus” to you over and over and over again, and wait…who disconnected your telephone line?

Sound Familiar? Well take that pistol out of your mouth sir, you’re not losing your mind.¬†It’s actually highly likely that you’ve just been served by the Phone Losers of America.

That’s right folks, Brad Carter – mighty overlord of the PLA – has released a book of choice moments from the PLA’s long and illustrious existence.

Follow Brad on from his humble routes as a homeless phone-phreaker, to the dizzying heights of credit-card fraud, and remotely taking over Walmart’s paging system. Recoil in horror as they encounter legendary ‘Super-Hacker’ Curtis Lee Jones, and his infamous ‘central computer’ that is ’999 straight out of hell’. Fondly remember the glory days of Red-boxing, when a few beeps guaranteed endless phone conversations.

Whichever way your moral compass points, you’ll find something that will make you chuckle – or just plain gasp – in this excellently narrated journey through the world of the PLA.

Ken Eakins

Get the PLA Book directly here.

About Ken Eakins

Ken Eakins is a Freelance Journalist, Academic, and Videographer from the UK. Ken started SittingNow in 2007 as a repository for all the esoteric and underground stuff that he enjoys researching. The map is not the territory!

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  1. Posted by markov cheney on January 11th, 2011, 15:22 [Reply]

    flippin’ awesome

  2. Posted by Ken on January 11th, 2011, 15:24 [Reply]

    Flip yeah!

  3. Posted by Brad Carter on January 11th, 2011, 19:06 [Reply]

    Thanks for the nice review, sir! Flip flip flip flip!

  4. Posted by Godot on January 12th, 2011, 06:01 [Reply]


  5. Posted by Clevon on January 14th, 2011, 20:24 [Reply]

    This book blocked a meat-bullet meant for me during a vegan drive by. I now keep it in my breast pocket at all times. God bless Brad Carter and his miraculous book! May those filthy meatless vegans buy a copy and see the meatlight! Meat is not meat-murder! Or it is just as much murder as picking and eating an apple or crushing a cactus underfoot. Vegans are the biggest jerks on Earth. I married a 24 oz. T-Bone six years ago. Go PLA!

  6. Posted by Dirk on January 14th, 2011, 20:36 [Reply]

    More dangerous and relevant than either The Anarchists Cookbook or The Joy of Gay Sex

  7. Posted by Batman on January 14th, 2011, 20:45 [Reply]

    Good for beating up psychopaths with and it doesn’t leave bruises. Heh, I even broke this homeless guy’s spine with a rolled up copy just last night!

  8. Posted by Hulk, Incredible on January 14th, 2011, 20:48 [Reply]


  9. Posted by Ken-Man on January 14th, 2011, 21:45 [Reply]

    I agree withe above superheroes and my review.


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