Why is David Wright about to hug this li’l guy? Click here, it’s a GREAT story about a ballplayer who respects his fans.
Regular guy and nonfamous person Brett Cohen tricks Times Square into thinking he’s famous. He hired photographers, bouncers and an entourage to walk with him in New York’s Times Square, and people reacted as if the U.S. women’s gymnastics team were vaulting over taxicabs. He posed for more than 300 pictures with strangers who had no idea who he was. Ironically, because of this video, the previously non-famous Brett might turn into a YouTube celebrity and end up on Good Morning America.
NYC2012? London, you’ve done well. But the 2012 Olympics almost came to New York City, and here’s a rendering of what that might have looked like.
Twice a year, New York City’s map aligns with the setting sun so that each street has a fantastic view. Tonight, Tuesday the 29th at 8:17 p.m., and tomorrow, Wednesday the 30th at 8:25 p.m., Manhattanites will be treated to a double-header of orange glowing astro awesomeness.
Awesome, awesome short film.