Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones, gets put on the spot in this video. She's asked to describe an episode of The Real Housewives of Westeros, and it includes a romance between Sansa and Margaery Tyrell.
How much better at explaining your research would you be after learning improv from Alan Alda? The New York Times has a profile of one of the classes at Stony Brook's Center for Communicating Science, and how improv has gone from being a quirk to an essential class.
Over 3,500 people marched along Manhattan's Hudson River recently, converging from two separate starting points on Nelson Rockefeller Park. And then? Then they had a massive glowstick dance party. That's right: it's another Improv Everywhere MP3 Experiment.
My goodness, is there anything more joyless than a social media conference? Well, okay, probably yes if you're the type of person to take things hyper-literally. But! For the rest of us, Improv Everywhere's mischievous band of insta-musical revelers couldn't have picked a better target than Gel 2011.
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.
It's a typical day in New York. Leia Organa's doing some light reading on the subway, when suddenly a cadre of Imperial trooper enters. One stop later, a Sith Lord is using public transportation. Yes, Improv Everywhere has struck again.
Just like in Ghostbusters. And, fancy that, four real Ghostbusters herd them away. Sorta. Staged by the Improv Everywhere troupe in the same location as the Bill Murray-Dan Aykroyd paranormal classic, this is a pretty swell little prank.