Spider-Man In Real Life – Update!


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Created and Directed by Charlie Todd / Produced by: Deverge / Music by Tyler Walker

[Watch the video first and then read the spoilers below]

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Spider-Man In Real Life


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Created and Directed by Charlie Todd / Produced by: Deverge / Music by Tyler Walker

For our latest mission, we brought Spider-Man to life by having a stunt performer in costume jump off a 20-story building in Midtown Manhattan, surprising the random New Yorkers on the street below.

This project is part of our ongoing series, Movies in Real Life. Enjoy the video first and then go behind the scenes with our mission report and photos below.

UPDATE: There is a very important update to this project that you should read after you’ve seen the video.

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Surprise Torch Run


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Created and Directed by Charlie Todd / Produced by: Deverge / Music by Tyler Walker

We staged a fake torch run in the middle of Manhattan, giving random New Yorkers a chance to carry the flame. A performer posing as an injured athlete asked people on the street to help her by carrying the torch around the block. Once the New Yorkers rounded the corner, they were surprised by a huge mob of people cheering and a TV news crew. Enjoy the video first and then go behind the scenes with our mission report and photos.

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No Pants Subway Ride 2014


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Created and Directed by Charlie Todd / Produced by: Deverge / Music by Tyler Walker

On Sunday, January 12th, 2014 tens of thousands of people took off their pants on subways in over 60 cities in over 25 countries around the world. In New York, our 13th Annual No Pants Subway Ride had over 4,000 participants, spread out over seven meeting points and eleven subway lines. Enjoy the video first and then go behind the scenes with our mission report and photos.

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No Pants Subway Ride 2014 New York Reports

UPDATE: This year’s video!


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The 13th Annual No Pants Subway Ride took place today in New York in mild 47 degree weather. Over 4,000 riders met at meeting points spread out all over the city and converged on Union Square. The event also happened in in 60 cities in over 25 countries around the world. Thanks so much to all who participated! Leave a comment and let us know how it went for you.

PHOTOS:
- Downtown, 6 train – Arin sang-Urai’s photos
- Astoria, N Train – Ari Scott’s photos
- Uptown, C Train – David Bledsoe’s photos
- Uptown, 1 Train – Cecilia Senocak’s photos
- Brooklyn (Old Stone House), F Train – Brian Fountain’s photos
- Brooklyn (Old Stone House), F Train – Vitaly Levin’s photos
- Downtown, N train – Juan Zapata’s photos
- Flushing, 7 Train, Alvin Mendoza’s photos
- Downtown, N Train – Hugo Massa’s photos
- Lower East Side location, F train – Agent Kien Quan’s photos
- Downtown, 1 Train – Tessa Hartley’s photos
- Downtown, E Train – DeShaun Craddock’s photos
- Bushwick, L Train – Andrew Bisdale’s photos

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Check out the complete history of The No Pants Subway Ride.


Playlist of prior No Pants Subway Rides. Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Finally, if you’re interested in learning more about Improv Everywhere, please check out the newly released documentary about our group:

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No Pants Subway Ride 2014 Generals:
(top L-R) Matt Shafeek, Mike Fiedler, Zach Linder, Richard Lovejoy, Jaime Linn
(bottom L-R) Dave Eng, Jesse Good, Charlie Todd, Lauren Reeves, Matt Pavlovich, Pete Goldstein
Photo by Brian Fountain

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