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Flash Mob New York

We’ve featured flash mobs here before (such as the last video of our Trigger Happy Montage), but this experiment strikes me as both impressive and bizarre:


(if you can’t see the video, click here)

The voice you hear is from the MP3 that all participants are listening to. The organizers of the event, Improv Everywhere, had everyone download and start playing an MP3 at the exact same time. Over 800 people joined the mob, whose antics continue below:


(if you can’t see the video, click here)

I had the volume off the first time I watched, so I had no clue that the second video showed them creating a human bullseye. If you’ve participated in one of these flash mobs let me know – looks like fun, although I’d probably get arrested trying to organize one in my backwoods town.

3 Responses to “Flash Mob New York”

  1. on 21 Oct 2007 at 8:20 pm GOD

    lol wean was it started (date) w00t 1st post

  2. on 22 Oct 2007 at 8:21 pm Finicky Penguin

    The question is, “Why?”

  3. on 24 Oct 2007 at 6:48 am scophy

    that’s an old flash mob…they’ve got a more recent one with shirtless men and abercrombie and fitch store on fifth avenue

    http://scophy.com/2007/10/23/art-tuesdays-shirtless-flash-mob/

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