That Longshot Magazine (formerly 48 Hour Magazine, or something that raised the ire of CBS lawyers) is promoting their weekend in L.A. by giving away $750 today.
They just did it, the treasure has been found, at around 5:40 PM.
Collecting the booty on Palo Alto (“high tree,” the namesake tree is still there, in the background) near Sutro Tower:
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“Clue Number One: Look among the smelly invaders and colorful edibles.
Clue Number Two: Beginning Advanced Spanish
Clue Number Three: Approximate elevation 228 meters
Clue Number Four: A Map by Wendy MacNaughton”
Along that vein it went…
Longshot writer Alexis Madrigal points out the hidey-hole after the $750 was found:
How will they top this?
“We’ll unveil a theme and you’ll have 24 hours to produce and submit your work. We’ll take the next 24 to select, edit, design and lay everything out. The end results will be a beautiful glossy paper magazine, delivered right to your old-fashioned mailbox. Don’t like paper? Word. We’re also going to roll out a Website and iPad version over the same weekend. Oh! And we’ll keep the cameras rolling the entire time. There may even be a radio program. We promise it will be insane.”