updated 08:00 pm EDT, Wed June 14, 2006
One week at an Apple Store
Spending a few hours or the day at the local Apple Store can be a chaotic, but interesting experience, but spending an entire week is something that was never possible before--at least until the opening of Apple's 24-7 flagship Fifth Avenue retail store in Manhattan. Following the bizarre trapped in an elevator experience, one blog is documenting an attempt to spend an entire week at Apple's new Manhattan store, as the exploration of a completely new kind of experience: "What would happen if a daring young go-getter were to confine his or herself to the 24-hour Apple Store for seven straight days? Trapped in that glass cube, with nothing to breathe but the smug exhalations of satisfied iMac buyers, could this person handle the strain of non-stop exposure to iPod Nanos, to people griping at the Genius Bar? Or would they starve to death? Perish due to exhaustion?"
The Suicide Girls have recruited member named "fakecake" to document this event as "she attempts to channel her inner David Blaine and survive in midtown Manhattan's new Apple Store, trapped underground with little more than moxie, MacBooks, and the desire to blog about her sure-to-be-thrilling experience in ultra-nonstop realtime..."