Daily photographs by HANS VON RITTERN, with humorous, artistic and social commentary on life in the big city.



FLASH MOB – 12TH ANNUAL NO PANTS SUBWAY RIDE!: The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual event staged by Improv Everywhere each January in New York City. It gives the true meaning to ‘flash mob’ 🙂 . The mission started as a small prank with seven guys and has grown into an international celebration of silliness, with dozens of cities around the world participating each year. The idea behind No Pants is simple: Random passengers board a subway car at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants. The participants do not behave as if they know each other, and they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves, and gloves. The only unusual thing is their lack of pants.
The event drew over 5,000  partici(no)PANTS  in New York City alone, secretly meeting at 6 different meeting point throughout the city. The event has grown to international status and takes place in 28 countries around the world and 60 cities! All aboard!!
“I see London, I see France, I see you in your underpants!”

5 responses

  1. Darn it, I always miss all the fun!

    January 14, 2013 at 12:21 pm

  2. They did this in DC. Quite entertaining to see the large man in his boxers that were too small 5 years ago! But a lot of fun to see! LOL

    January 18, 2013 at 6:24 pm

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