Man Who Supposedly Lived in the Astor Place Cube Is Just an Ad for Something

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Surprise. That video about a guy living inside the giant metal cube at Astor Place was a marketing stunt all along. And by surprise, we mean, of course, duh. No New Yorker could live in that thing—it's way too big.

Still, a couple of bloggers got suckered into writing about the documentary-style spot as though it might be true. Maybe if they'd been real journalists they would have viewed it with more skepticism. Just kidding.

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