Those fine culture jamming and Agitpropmasters, the “Yes Men” who brought you the fake NY Times, were at it again, this time making a NY Post highlight some real issues instead of outbursts form Kayne West…
New Yorkers woke up today to see this issue bombard their senses and expose a real threat. According to Gothamist, over 85,000 printed editions were distributed city-wide.
You can read the whole thing at: http://nypost-se.com (it appears to be getting overloaded-or the Real Post is trying to shut it down)
Video of event:
Hey, that’s my friend Jesse Epstein!
The Yes Men will be doing a demo tomorrow to help you survive the changing climate: (from Gothamist)
“in Stuy Cove Park, just north of East 20th Street on the East River, to demonstrate their post-apocalyptic SurvivaBall, “a self-contained living systemâ€”truly, a gated community for one. If you have a SurvivaBall, even if everyone else is dying, at least you can weather all storms.”
There is also a new documentary coming about the dangers of a warmer planet, which asks the important question, “How Stupid are we…”
The AGE OF STUPID
Which is having its global premiere in 550 cities over the next two days. Today is the one in New York. To find out where its showing go here.
This film is in preperation for the successor to the Kyoto Treaty, the next UN climate summit in Copenhagen in December 2009.