1953 short story.
7.3 standard pages long.
First read (February 24th 2013)Edit
Online, I presume.
Read it on the 14th of February 2013, after it was linked to by a Redditor at r/frisson.
Pretty stupid, unworthy of that subreddit.
Ratings, awards, mentions and recommendationsEdit
Number 11 short story in the Science Fiction Writers of America's 1964 poll.