All posts by Charlie Todd

New Improv Everywhere – A Handbell Choir Helps out a Salvation Army Bell Ringer

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edited by Matt Adams / idea by Jason Eppink

For our latest mission, a 13-member handbell choir provided some unexpected accompaniment for a Salvation Army bell ringer on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. Enjoy the video first and then go behind the scenes with our report below.

Read the behind-the-scenes and see photos: Guerrilla Handbell Strikeforce

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This photo’s a little blurry, but it made me laugh. It looks like it was posted somewhere on the campus of USC. It’s part of a larger project called POSTERGASM. The leader of the movement wrote in to say:

I run a project called POSTERGASM which you might dig – basically it’s an open source poster prank project. People create weird, funny, or surreal posters and upload them to the ‘net. Then other pranksters print them out and put them up in their neighborhoods.

Here’s a site where you can download various absurd posters to put up locally. And you can see hundreds of photos of the posters in action on flickr.

Thanks Dan.

New Improv Everywhere: Where’s Rob? – Lost at a Knicks Game

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edited by Matt Adams / song by Tyler Walker

For the latest Improv Everywhere mission, Agent Lathan pretended to get lost during a Knicks game. Throughout the second half he kept appearing further and further away from his assigned seat with a confused look on his face. Of course Knicks fans went crazy trying to help him find his way back. Enjoy the video first and then go behind the scenes with the IE report: Where’s Rob?

Adding a Park to an Empty Lot


Sean Martindale created this lovely project in Toronto. He writes:

For some time now, the spot in has been relatively empty aside from mud, waste and strewn garbage. There’s an application to build condos on the site. It has remained undisturbed since Monday and I watered it yesterday because there hasn’t been any rain lately… Grass is pretty resilient, so it should survive and take root unless/until somebody removes it. Joe Clement assisted me with the install.

via Wooster Collective