Saturday, September 09, 2006

Called Girls

The unadulterated horror that is my mother’s reaction to my modeling career is sometimes valid.

I accidentally chanced on the following fragment at the end of a photog’s e-mail to me. Regrettably, it isn’t my agent/agency, who opt for matter-of-fact phonecalls all around--otherwise, i could have used it to get at least a couple of hours worth of free pleading and bargaining from my mom. From the florid promises in the obsequious message below, they might as well be booking geishas.

From: Booking - Modeling
To:--------------
Subject: RE: Booking Inquiry for ----------------
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 17:00:02 -0700

Hello Sir and thank you for showing interest in -------- an exclusively ------- model. We are excited to hear exactly what you have to offer and eager to get started on the booking aspects of your production. Attached to this e-mail is a booking form complete with models rates and pertinent info we will need to confirm your selected model/s. If you could simply fill out the Booking Form, return it, and we will contact you regarding your project with details of your booking. Keep in mind you only have to fill out our form once. We keep your company info on file to expedite your next project booking procedure. You can even call your next project in over the phone if you like.

The exclusively ------- Management team stands behind each and every model 110% and will ensure their prompt arrival to your production guaranteed or the next project is on us. Our models know how important it is to be prepared, courteous and ready to take your project to the next level with stunning looks and personality that you desire to complete your project on time and within budget.

If you have any questions regarding our Booking Form such as group modeling rates, specific model experience / training or anything else, please don't hesitate to contact us via phone at --------- or just send your request to Booking@--------.com anytime of the day.

Kindest Regards,
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