I recently had my love of flash mobs and harmless public pranks rekindled after showing a friend Improv Everywhere’s infamous “Best Buy takeover.”

And also their classic, and oft-copied, Frozen in Grand Central Station:

They’re also responsible for pantsless subway rides, which I hear rumor are happening on the Light Rail here in Seattle now.

Flashmobs are still going, but losing popularity. I mean, they’re soooooo 2008. But there’s still something kinda awesome about them. And Improv Everywhere doesn’t just to flashmobs — they take over public spaces in various ways, using the world literally as their stage.

Just … go to their website.

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