Urban Improv of the Day

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Improv Everywhere's latest mission -- Olympic-themed, natch -- went down like this:

Over 4,000 people participated in an epic water gun battle as part of our ninth annual Mp3 Experiment event. Participants downloaded an MP3 file and pressed play simultaneously on Governors Island in New York City. The MP3 file contained a series of ridiculous Olympic-themed instructions from narrator "Steve The Omnipotent Voice from Above" that culminated in a massive water gun fight.

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Urban Improv of the Day

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In one of their best outings this year, Improv Everywhere agents team up with ESPN to transform a mini-golf course full of kiddies into a major championship -- complete with caddies, color commentary, and the actual Claret Jug from the British Open.

Adorbz.

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Urban Improv of the Day

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For its fourth collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum (previously, and, and) Improv Everywhere treats unsuspecting shoppers to a 100-car-alarm symphony.

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For their third collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum (previously, and), Improv Everywhere agents (why yes -- that is Pat Cassels) transform a New York City subway car into a "sleeper car," complete with beds, complimentary pajamas and sleep masks, and a courtesy wake up nudge at the stop of your choice.

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Seasonal Urban Improv of the Day

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Seasonal Urban Improv of the Day: In 2010, Improv In Toronto launched "Gifts for Strangers" -- a fairly straightforward initiative aimed at "brightening a strangers day."

Why? "Because not everyone has that family member or friend to go to during the holiday season."

Last year, a mere 20 agents

Urban Improv of the Day

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Urban Improv of the Day: Improv Everywhere founder Charlie Todd married longtime girlfriend and partner in improv crime Cody Lindquist over the weekend.

Since "wedding ceremony" is just a fancy was of saying "opportunity for shenanigans," Todd arranged to have his friend, former UCBW pro-wrestler Pu Kang Kang (AKA Eugene Cordero),