Why Were All Those Ben Franklins Running Around NYC?

July 3, 2013 | Andy Cush

If you happened to see a bunch of dudes in charmingly crappy Ben Franklin costumes chillin’ around the city recently, here’s why. Mother, our sugar momma, AKA the ad agency that keeps our lights on, created this cheeky spot for Virgin Mobile to spread the word about a pretty great offer the company is offering–a $100 credit for anyone who switches to Virgin from another carrier. Look, we still have the costumes in our basement: