Origins: The real thing, or a carefully crafted hoax? That was the question on everyone's lips in May of 1995 as The Message began making the rounds of New York office voice mail systems and started fanning out across the country. (A front-page story about The Message in the
An enthralled public fastened onto the few contextual clues within The Message: It was left for a lawyer named Steven (or Stephen); Steven had a girlfriend named Mindy; and the caller (and presumably Steven as well) was in
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Kneale, Dennis. "From Her Lips to a Thousand Ears: A Voice-Mail Tale." The Wall Street Journal. 2 June 1995 (p. B1).