Mike Mozart, via Creative Commons Young Marketer was too clever for his own good
Young Marketer was sitting on the bus yesterday morning, listening to the latest episode of hit true-crime podcast Serial when a lightning bolt of inspiration blasted down from the heavens.
"Oh, this is going to be good," he thought, heart racing the way it tends to when an especially good idea strikes. It was so obvious in retrospect: The pay phone at Best Buy had been discussed on the show and in online message boards ad nauseam over the last few months. It has even become a pseudo-tourist attraction in recent weeks.
Did Adnan call his friend Jay from the pay phone after murdering his girlfriend? Was there ever even a pay phone at that Best Buy? Who cares? It's Best Buy! Right there at the center of this cultural phenomenon! So obvious.More »