Sadly, People Who Walk and Text Could Actually Use This

Anyone who has tried to navigate down a busy sidewalk while dodging people who are obliviously looking down at their phones will appreciate this latest prank by ImprovEverywhere. Their latest mission in New York City was to pose as municipal workers, with orange "Department of Transportation" vests, and act as "Seeing… » 4/30/13 1:08pm 4/30/13 1:08pm

Grand Central Terminal Got an Impromptu LED Light Show for Its 100th…

Most of us love the light shows splashed across the sides of buildings for Christmas or Columbus Day or other events. They're adorable! Here's Improv Everywhere taking a timeout from the usual business of, well, confusing everyone around them to put on a light show for Grand Central's 100th birthday. » 2/05/13 12:56pm 2/05/13 12:56pm

What Happens When You Set Off Every Car Alarm in a Parking Lot at Once?

What would you do if you were in some random parking lot—Lowe's, let's say—and all of a sudden dozens of car alarms started going off at once? Would you shrug it off like the dead-to-everything city dweller you are? Maybe duck and run and wet yourself because Galactus is obviously coming to devour our planet? Improv… » 6/04/12 10:40am 6/04/12 10:40am

When Spinning Beach Balls of Death Attack in Real Life

Improv Everywhere! They're the best. Especially when they pull off large-scale pranks at events used to a certain degree of solemnity and self-importance. Like, say, TED. Here, Charlie Todd and his merry band present the most disruptive spinning beach ball of death of all time in the middle of a staged TED keynote.… » 3/10/12 12:30pm 3/10/12 12:30pm

Watch 3,000 People Silently Take Orders From the Same MP3

Over 3,000 people descended on midtown Manhattan in lockstep recently, then collectively took the party to Bryant Park. Along the way they tidied, slow-danced, and high-fived in perfect synchronicity. That's right: it's another Improv Everywhere MP3 Experiment. » 10/12/10 12:00pm 10/12/10 12:00pm

Sony Blatantly Rips Off Improv Everywhere For Crappy 'Viral' Ad

You've probably seen Improv Everywhere's amazing Frozen Grand Central video — it's gotten over 15,000,000 YouTube views. Apparently, so has Sony, because they totally ripped it off without asking permission or giving credit. Weasels. » 2/06/09 4:34pm 2/06/09 4:34pm

Improv Everywhere Creates Epic Balloon Battles Using MP3 Players

Improv Everywhere » 10/20/08 2:15pm 10/20/08 2:15pm, the pranksters behind such internet classics as the and the , recently did a tour of four North American cities to hold their MP3 experiments. These consisted of thousands of people getting together, each with a special MP3 loaded up on their portable audio players, and then following the…

ImprovEverywhere Uses 700 Cameras to Make a Flash Wave Across the…

Click to viewImprovEverywhere has just released the photos and video from their latest event, The Camera Flash Experiment. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Brooklyn Bridge, they sent 700 people all along the it with cameras. When they all fired their flashes off in the same direction, it allowed them to make a … » 5/30/08 12:12am 5/30/08 12:12am