Every day, I’m tasked with the seemingly easy job of selling car parts to the general public. Half of the time, it goes smoothly, the other half… not so much.

Combining verve, freshness, and some other website copy buzzwords, I have compiled my favorite customer interactions into a uniquely resonant portrait of the life of a parts counterman.

As Jay Sherman might say…


“How is it that you are constantly on the receiving end of the worst humanity has to offer?” —Jesse Collins