18 December 2012 455 Views

Indiana Jones Mailing Mystery Solved!

by Dan Koelsch

Last week the University of Chicago received a package for Henry Walton Jones, Jr., the full name of the famed fictional archaeologist Indiana Jones. The contents of the package had many thinking it was part of a viral campaign, but what for? Well, the mystery has finally been solved. Get the details after the break.

The package actually came from an Ebay seller in Guam who sells Indiana Jones replica props. He sent the package to the winning bidder in Italy, but it somehow got separated from the (real) package it came in. USPS only saw that the replica package was addressed to U of C (where Dr. Jones taught), so they just wrote in the zip code (which was omitted) and sent it on its way. A bit of an anticlimactic ending, but at least the seller let the campus keep to the prop. In the end, it became viral marketing for Ebay.

Source: Red Eye Chicago



New

PolitFlix Podcast Episode 2: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Nolan’s Dunkirk and Dark Knight and Aging Action Heroes from Bond to Indy
16 August 2017
PolitFlix Podcast Episode 2: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Nolan’s Dunkirk and Dark Knight and Aging Action Heroes from Bond to Indy

May interest You

PolitFlix Podcast Episode 2: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Nolan’s Dunkirk and Dark Knight and Aging Action Heroes from Bond to Indy
16 August 2017
PolitFlix Podcast Episode 2: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Nolan’s Dunkirk and Dark Knight and Aging Action Heroes from Bond to Indy
INDIANA JAX Fighting to Prevent Poaching on a REAL life Adventure with Jax Metcalfe (via her favourite movies!)
07 June 2017
INDIANA JAX Fighting to Prevent Poaching on a REAL life Adventure with Jax Metcalfe (via her favourite movies!)
Guardians of the Galaxy and Fast and the Furious: Two Franchises with new Sequels. Flawed but Fun. And focused on FAMILY.
29 April 2017
Guardians of the Galaxy and Fast and the Furious: Two Franchises with new Sequels. Flawed but Fun. And focused on FAMILY.

Popular

Dead Aliens Tell no Tales: Pirates of the Caribbean 5 and Alien Covenant prove Perfectly Adequate yet Uninspired Franchise Entry Entertainments
03 June 2017
Dead Aliens Tell no Tales: Pirates of the Caribbean 5 and Alien Covenant prove Perfectly Adequate yet Uninspired Franchise Entry Entertainments
INDIANA JAX Fighting to Prevent Poaching on a REAL life Adventure with Jax Metcalfe (via her favourite movies!)
07 June 2017
INDIANA JAX Fighting to Prevent Poaching on a REAL life Adventure with Jax Metcalfe (via her favourite movies!)

Tags