They’ve been giving away Green Day tickets all week on The Alan Cox Morning Show on The X. Bridget and I have been camping out by the phone waiting for Alan to play Green Day when we at home. Unfortunately the past few days the tickets were given away while we were in the car on the way to work. We even tried a four-phone tag-team effort one day. To our dismay, no tickets.
Fortunately, this morning Alan reported that he would be giving away 2 sets of tickets during the show. I took a record breaking shower as to not be indisposed when the possibility arose for free tickets. I sat on the edge of the bed in my boxer shorts with the phone in my hand. I had already predialed the number so I could just hit redial when the song came on. Then I had an idea. They always play a ‘bump’ when coming out of commercial and going to a song. When I heard the bump I dialed. The line rang as soon as the first chords of Boulevard of Broken Dreams began to play. The phone rang at least 20 times before Alan picked up….
Alan: “The X.“
Me: “… uh… what number am I?“