Hollywood's Version Of Caller Waiting is an article written by Libby Copeland and appears in the Washington Post.
Here's a bit: "If you ever find yourself wondering, perhaps while watching late-night television reruns or idly clipping your toenails, whatever happened to former Hulk Lou Ferrigno or former child actor Todd Bridges, puzzle no longer. It turns out they're waiting to hear from you.
That's right! At HollywoodIsCalling.com, a scrappy-looking two-month-old Web site, all that's required is your credit card number or electronic check in the amount of $19.95, and within seven days you can expect to hear from one bona fide, if slightly faded, celebrity wishing you Happy Halloween, get well soon, or congratulations on your retirement. The 15-second phone call works out to over a dollar a second, which is, if you think about it, a small price to pay for the privilege of knowing that, for example, hunky Lorenzo Lamas is incredibly excited that you're turning 40."
Here's a list of the "has-been" stars that will call you up for just $15!
Fred "Rerun" Berry
John De Lancie
Shauna Sand - Lamas
The Barbi Twins
Is everyone going to chip in and get Fred "Rerun" Berry or Greg "BJ and the Bear" Evigan to call me on my birthday??? That would be like... the coolest gift ever!