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Pied Piper Of Booze: Microblogging, Flash-Mobbing, Travel Vlogging, And Plain Old Drinking - By - November 29, 2007 - SF Weekly
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Pied Piper Of Booze: Microblogging, Flash-Mobbing, Travel Vlogging, And Plain Old Drinking

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Colin Stuart, the self-proclaimed Pied Piper of Booze. He was the subject of Tuesday's flash-mob-esque social experiment in drafting random San Francisco tourists and 9-to-5ers into joining a roving, daylong drinking binge, all the exploits of which were meticulously recorded in frequently-updated video segments on microblogging site Zannel. Sound confusing? Well, it sort of is.

Suffice to say, Stuart's ingenuity and handy plastic flute were enough to lure a handful of people to the bar crawl's final destination, the

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in Union Square (see the video above). Not exactly the “hundreds” Stuart predicted, but hey, it's all about the travel vlogging journey, right? (via Eater SF)

— Brian Bernbaum