Craigslist Joe

Craigslist Joe

SBS2  |  February 4, 2016

In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist. Cut off from everyone he knew and everything he owned, Joe Garner embarked on a journey, armed with only a laptop, cell phone, toothbrush and the clothes on his back. For 31 days and nights, everything in his life would come from the Craigslist website. From transportation to food, from shelter to companionship, Joe must depend on the generosity of people who he had never met. Will Joe be able to survive with nothing, apart from the goodwill of others?

In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist. Cut off from everyone he knew and everything he owned, Joe Garner embarked on a journey, armed with only a laptop, cell phone, toothbrush and the clothes on his back. For 31 days and nights, everything in his life would come from the Craigslist website. From transportation to food, from shelter to companionship, Joe must depend on the generosity of people who he had never met. Will Joe be able to survive with nothing, apart from the goodwill of others?

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