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This is a proposal from artist and Yes Men co-schemer Larry M. Bogad: Let’s build an island, just off Battery Park, 100-yards in diamater, and permanently exile some assholes, namely “those who have committed egregious offenses—for example, bankers and speculators responsible for the most recent financial crisis.”  […]

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Online protests are fun and all, but sometimes it takes a a bit of sarcasm and real world activism to keep things interesting. Thankfully, we have The Yes Men, a group of pranksters who’ve previously punked the New York Post and the New York Times. And they’re now raising money via kickstarter to do the same to the Wall Street Journal. Currently, […]

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Earlier today, pranky activist group the Yes Men, posing as General Electric, issued a press release announcing that the company would be “gifting its entire 2010 tax refund, worth $3.2 Billion, to the US Treasury on April 18, Tax Day.” Amazingly, the Associated Press ran with the bogus story. And the timing could have been […]

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“There’s a fun little action going on tomorrow,” writes the Yes Men. The activisty pranksters are recruiting New Yorkers to help them pull of some sort of stunt that won’t be announced until 5:15PM. Interesting parties are being asked to assemble at the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park. Oh, and if “can look like […]

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After 12 years of punking evil-doers from Halliburton to Rupert Murdoch, the Yes Men activist duo are now recruiting activists and staff for their Yes Lab. Want to ingeniously stir some shit up for a cause? Want to kayak around Manhattan with the Yes Men for a donation? The Yes Men want you! […]

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Gonzo activists the Yes Men are totally okay with you pirating their second feature film, The Yes Men Fix the World, because even with “buckets of awards and accolades,” they’re still broke. Here’s your official download invitation. Peer-to-Peer edition extra: clip of the Yes Men impersonating the US Chamber of Commerce, which you can only […]

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The Yes Men need your help New Yorkers and they need it now. Despite all the media attention the activist-filmmaker duo and their conspirators were able to generate during last week’s fake newspaper and Survivaball stunts, they can’t ‘fix the world‘ if you don’t attend the screening of their film. Their marketing budget is a […]

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After being held for 26 hours, Yes Men co-founder Andy Bichlbaum was released and all charges were dropped according to a press released issued by the activist group. He says the “judge just laughed,” but the “police had a less well-developed sense of humor.” Bichlbaum was arrested on Tuesday morning and charged with trespassing during […]

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Yesterday’s distribution of the fake New York Post mostly went off without a hitch, but this morning’s ‘Survivaball‘ demonstration? Not so much. The NYPD ticketed several Yes Men and even arrested co-founder Andy Bichlbaum around 10AM at 21st street and the East River while the group was showcasing their parody survival product. Bichlbaum reportedly had […]

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After successfully punking the New York Times last year, the Yes Men are at it again. This morning, the activist group distributed 1 million fake copies of the New York Post around the city. Coinciding with the first day of the U.N. summit on climate change, the 32-page paper highlights the potentially disastrous effects of […]

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