<body> Public Ad Campaign: Verizon Phone Kiosk Key
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Friday, July 11, 2008

Verizon Phone Kiosk Key

As usual when I run into a Van Wagner employee replacing phone kiosk advertising in the city, I stop and say hello. I usually ask how they like their job, how they feel about public advertising in general and tell them a little about my project. Often they laugh, I laugh and we both go on our way. I used to also ask if I could purchase the only "key" I don't have in my arsenal, which opens the Verizon new style phone kiosk until I got tired of offering hundreds of dollars in cash to employees clearly unwilling to risk their job over a small profit. This morning I came across an employee who was very forthcoming and who has only been on the job for a month. He was kind enough to tell me he usually sells the posters to people on the street but he would be happy to part with his key for a mere $47 (what I had in my pocket).

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