Please, Don’t Call Me

Seven Arguments Against Phone Calls

Travis W. King
7 min readApr 22, 2024

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Calls used to be both exciting and essential. Now they’re neither. For the most part, they’re intrusive and disruptive.

25 cents for a chat. What a different time. Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash

Before you start wording your disagreement, please read on, and know that I understand this isn’t a popular take. I’m 40 years old, and anyone near my age, and certainly anyone older than me, is already thinking, “What is…

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Travis W. King

Traveling, writing, & working abroad for 10 years. Former Remote Year Dir. of Community. Check out my travel memoir—Not That Anyone Asked—at www.traviswking.com