Improv Everywhere has posted a save-the-date for their 8th Annual No Pants! Subway Ride in New York City. The event will take place on Saturday, January 10. Urban Prankster organizations in cities around the world are encouraged to stage their own rides as well.
Take a Seat is an ongoing series of public furniture installations aimed at increasing the availability of seating options in New York City subway stations. Perfectly functional chairs are rescued from trash piles and reassigned to stations where limited seating options leave subway patrons no choice but to stand for extended periods of time.
Take a Seat creates value simply by relocating an object to a new location. Rescued chairs – once liabilities – become assets with little to no effort.
Seating solutions installed for Take a Seat are not affixed to MTA property in any way, opening up opportunities for collaboration with subway patrons who, if they take the initiative, may continue the project by installing the chairs in other locations that could benefit from more seating options.
You also enjoy another of our favorite chair-related projects: Rob Cockerham’s Starbucks Chairs Prank.
We’ve mentioned Poster Boy a couple of times before here at Urban Prankster. Brian Raftery recently did a great profile on him for New York Magazine.
This looks to be from a Japanese television show. A magician dresses up as a old man and then pranks folks on a subway and at an amusement park with his limber body.
(Thanks to Sam for sending this in.)