760-733-9969. Those 10 digits might signify nothing to the masses, but to the digerati, however, they tell one of the great stories of the Internet.
In short, the Mojave Phone Booth is back.
That’s the intro to my article on Jered Morgan’s resurrection of one of the most legendary phone numbers of all time. And here’s what one happy reader had to say about it. I remember this guy. Used to come into the Starbucks where I worked all the time. Nice guy. It did my heart good to see that at least one writer in the world was making enough to afford two lattes a day on money he didn’t have to make marketing stuff.
William Gibson was probably referring to Jered’s actions and not to my article, but I’m gonna take whatever I can get, right?
Someone else wrote a haiku about it:
Also, finally FINALLY I have been found Fark-worthy. Who knew people liked old-timey phone numbers so much?
Congratulations on the Gibson / Fark things.
“Who knew people liked old-timey phone numbers so much?”
Oh well, EVERYONE loves Jenny. At least, that’s what it says on the bathroom wall.
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