International Pillow Fight Day Whacks NYC in the Face

Um, head to Union Square tomorrow at 3 p.m. with your favorite headrest-cum-weapon in hand, because it's International Pillow Fight Day!!! [Squeals, giggles uncontrollably, gives wedgie]

Newmindspace, the group behind the event, touts it as part of an "urban playground movement, a playful part of the larger public space movement."

And just imagine -- somewhere, out there, other urban playground enthusiasts will be beating one another upon the head with soft objects in far-flung locations from Ho Chi Minh City to Roanoke, Virginia, just like you! Small world, isn't it?

A few tips from the masters: + Soft pillows only! + Swing lightly, many people will be swinging at once. + Do not swing at people without pillows or with cameras. + Remove glasses beforehand! + Wait until the signal to begin. + Feather-free pillows only, for the numerous allergic neurotics in the tri-state area

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Personally, we will be staying as far from 14th Street as possible tomorrow, but that's because we were always the one who got our bra frozen at sleepovers.

P.S.: Leftover pillows go to make beds for kittens and puppies. OMG!


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