Improv Everywhere is a New York City-based prank collective that creates scenes of fun and joy in public places (or chaos, depending on your mood on that particular day). Created in 2001 by Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere has executed over 100 missions involving tens of thousands of participants.
Do you want telekinesis with your coffee? Some of the customers in the video have received more than what they asked for. The marketing team of Carrie, an 2013 supernatural horror film, released a video on YouTube titled ‘Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise’ to promote the film.
Now I’m all for becoming the victim of wily pranksters, but this piece of ingenuity from Brazil might just send me to an early grave. See what happens when the lights go out. It makes for brilliant viewing, but I’m not sure I’d want to be on the receiving end.
Public-theater, culture-bombing, flash-mob troupe Improv Everywhere — known for gags such as the ‘no pants’ subway ride, the fake U2 concert, and slow-motion shopping at Home Depot — recently deployed 200 ‘agents’ to Grand Central in New York City, where they all froze in place precisely at 2:30pm. The crowd stood frozen for exactly five […]