As some of you may have guessed, I have worked retail before. I've worked for the small mom and pops, as well as big box retailers. I worked at one for 3 holiday seasons when Tickle Me Elmo, Furbees, and Icicle Lights were huge. That was the start of the Black Friday Bonanza that we have known for the past 15 years or so.
Richard A Lester (b 1978) is an American writer of short stories, screenplays, and novels. He has worked on productions for Azbest Films, Piano Man Pictures, and Timid Monster. His debut novel, The Check Out, was nominated for a Southern Independent Booksellers Award in 2014. The audio version of the novel received the award for Best Narration, Male in the 2014 Television, Internet, and Video DC awards for narrator Steve Ember.