Jesus Action Figure in the Weekly World News

Jesus Action Figure in the Weekly World News

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Sure, we’ve been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, but for us the highlight of our mentions in the press came in 2002 when the now web-only Weekly World News called about the Jesus Action Figure. They were everything you would hope they would be. The woman who called had a scratchy smoker’s voice and was shocked when we said we were big fans. My guess is that no one had ever told her that before.

We were happy to supply a quote that implied the action figure had healing qualities without promising anything. She was glad to get it because, she said, they had to make up quotes most of the time. The article was published under her pen name, Max Durango.

They published a follow up story without asking for another quote.

Although we did sell a lot of action figures as a result of the articles, we got returns from people who didn’t get healed by it.

One Comment

  1. Maika
    Posted December 20, 2008 at 9:44 am | Permalink

    I hadn’t heard about the returns due to failed healing properties. That’s hilarious.

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