New parody Twitter account @CondeElevator is making elevator rides even moreawkward
Those in the industry knew almost immediately about @CondeElevator, the Twitter account that allegedly broadcasts conversations overheard in the elevators of the magazine industry's most hallowed halls: Conde Nast in NYC.
Among Conde Nast's portfolio of titles in its Times Square building are Vogue, W, Glamour, GQ, Details, Teen Vogue, Architectural Digest, Wired, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and WWD, among others.
Staff at and visitors to those big-name mags have inspired such gems as: "Girl #1: I love that necklace, I saw it at Banana last week and almost bought it too. Girl #2: [flips hair] This is Gucci."
Tensions are evidently high among execs at Conde over the account, although the official line is that mockery is a form of flattery. Says a Conde Nast spokesman: "While we’re curious about who or what might be behind the feed, we’re certainly not overly concerned. We’re flattered by the interest people have in daily life at Conde Nast."
Gawker has taken it upon themselves to spur an investigation into the man or woman behind the account, and most are betting that it's either someone at GQ or Teen Vogue, depending on who you ask.
But the fun may soon be over for followers: Although the account accumulated more than 70,000 followers in just eight days, the most recent Tweet suggests it will also be the last:
"Girl or Guy #1 [in elevator alone]: This got really crazy. Love my job. Better stop. #sorry"