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.