The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.

Body Image



October 2011


by Cammy Sray, on October 2011, Body Image

For those of you who have worked retail, you are familiar with the petty jabs employees tend to hurl secretly at customers. Work any job long enough and you will unfortunately secure a hyperawareness of customer "flaws". I remember a specific day when my boss relayed to me what irked him about a customer he had interacted with earlier. The customer's faults included: "creepily" inquiring about my absence, possessing an…