Thanks to Peggy for sending me this video of a stunt pulled off by Improv Everywhere, whose slogan is “we cause scenes”. The setup is that 207 people all walking through Grand Central Station in New York all freeze in place at the exact same second, and hold still for a full 5 minutes.
Most interestingly, it’s inspired people in 28 other cities in 13 countries to stage their own freeze mission. Thousands people worldwide in places like Romania, Poland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, and New Zealand have come together to make time stop for five short minutes. Below is a roundup of all of the videos of the various global freeze events.
The Original in New York’s Grand Central Station
And then all the follow up events…
Blacksburg, Virginia (Virgina Tech)
Durham City, UK (Durham University)
Los Angeles, California
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Paris, France (promo video for upcoming freeze event)
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California