The store manager has been swamped with media attention from beyond Alaska. He said he recorded radio interviews for stations in Australia, where Crowe hails from, and New Zealand.
The notoriety hasn’t yet led to a noticeable increase in customer traffic at the DeBarr Road store, Daymude said. But he thinks it will eventually.
“Oh yeah, when we get the stuff in the display, lots of people will want to come in and take a look at it.”
Daymude doesn’t yet know when the memorabilia is coming or how it will get to Anchorage. But he does plan to put it in glass display cases.
“The last thing we need is someone running around with a jockstrap on their head,” he said.