Improv Everywhere Provides Seeing Eye People to Texting New York City Pedestrians

To address New York City’s “texting and walking epidemic,” Improv Everywhere agents posed as “seeing eye people” and guided distracted New Yorkers through Manhattan. In the first stage of the mission, the seeing eye people were paired with agents posing as pedestrians, much to the delight of confused onlookers. In the second stage, seeing eye people tried to offer their services to ordinary New Yorkers. The mission was a collaboration with BuzzFeed.

Improv Everywhere Seeing Eye People

photo by Joseph Lin

E.D.W. Lynch
E.D.W. Lynch

Writer and humor generalist on the Internet and on Facebook.