You know those days when you’re having a real bad day?

Somebody said your trigger word or cut you off in traffic, and you’re just ready to have a complete breakdown and go irreversibly insane?

Well, don’t.

Daryl Hall and John Oates are here for you. They’ve always been here for you. 

Pick up the phone for a quick pick-me-up and dial Callin’ Oates at 719-266-2837.

That’s right, world. A Colorado Springs-area phone number blissfully transports you to the wussrock strummings of Hall & Oates.

It’s a 24 hour hotline, which allows you to choose from 1 of 4 songs.

Callin’ Oates

The line currently receives an average of 5,000 calls per day.

And whose behind the creation of such a mythical and deeply emotional resource?

San Francisco-based friends Reid Butler — a product manager at Cisco — and Michael Selvidge. They were given the assignment of creating an app as part of their employment at the cloud communications company Twilio.

But they took it one step further.

They went beyond a mere assignment into the Realm of the Wussrock Gods.


Callin’ Oates!




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