Improv Everywhere welcomed over 4,000 people from all over New York City to drop their pants and take the subway in their skivvies on Sunday afternoon (Jan. 12). Celebrating its 13th year in existence, sure, the annual prank has lost some of the surprise factor. But after taking the subway with the ... More >>
Whether your choice of poison is coffee, 5-Hour Energy drinks, or Redbull and vodka, we recommend that you down a couple soon. The fun-filled weekend begins this evening at 6 sharp, unless you're planning to miss everything that is absolutely enjoyable. If that's the case, you should leave New York ... More >>
If you've ever been to the South Street Seaport during the summer, you're surely acquainted with the giant amoeba of tourists enveloping the pier; the bodies, circulating slowly but never going anywhere. Feel your chest tighten yet? Now imagine going to the port at the same time as a 7,000-person fl ... More >>
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Wearing pants is so last year
Make waves with your elegant attire
Of Improv Everywhere's many pranks in public places, perhaps the most well-known repeat prank is the one that brings humanity into the subway, around the world, to remove its pants. The No Pants Subway Ride has been happening since 2002, and we've been taking photos of it since 2006! It happened aga ... More >>
You might want to wear clean underwear today
On July 16, more than 3,500 New Yorkers converged on Battery Park City, iPods in hand, to take part in the 8th annual MP3 Experiment hosted by Improv Everywhere. Yesterday, we spoke with Improv Everywhere founder, Charlie Todd, about his group of pranksters and this latest experiment, which divided ... More >>
Here is a tale of courage on ice, via Improv Everywhere. A slightly chubby fellow who can't skate is left alone in the middle of the Bryant Park rink to the amusement of everyone watching, until...there's a surprising twist. Of course, it's less surprising when the music comes on and it becomes cle ... More >>
What color is your underwear?
It seems like it JUST happened, and now, here we are again, just days away from the 10th annual time you get to expose your nether regions to the pristine and germ-free interior of a subway car. It all goes down this Sunday, at 3 p.m. If you're new to New York or have for some reason not been ... More >>
via Gothamist/Melon Bee's FlickrIt wouldn't be right for us not to mention the couple caught in flagrante on the L train over the weekend. Gothamist has the original photos from a tipster. But we'll paraphrase: Man and women get on L train bound for Bedford on Saturday. Man and woman kiss pas ... More >>
Mark ArmstrongRemember how everybody was all worked up about those Tourist/New Yorker sidewalk lane notations that some trickster (ultimately revealed as Improv Everywhere) had painted on sidewalks around town back in the spring? Well, a group of literal-minded Brits have determined it might ... More >>
photo by Paul Quitoriano Despite the snow, Improv Everywhere says they got "between 1,200 and 1,500 participants" to show up at Foley Square on Saturday afternoon, take down their pants, and ride the subway, and the Voice took pictures. IE reported good compliance with the rule about not letting o ... More >>
We like this latest Improv Everywhere video because they are running Windows 95 and because the synth line in the theme music reminds us of the song written by tri-Lams as part of the Greek week competition in Revenge of the Nerds.