PRANKS

The Bush Man in Central Park

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Ed Bassmaster takes his bush costume to Central Park to scare unsuspecting New Yorkers.

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Kid Licks Entire Subway Railing

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An enterprising young gentleman licks an entire NYC subway entrance railing for one dollar.

TONY DANZA

Tony Danza’s Brooklyn Rap

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Tony Danza opens his panel at the Brooklyn Book Festival by rapping a list of famous people who were born in Brooklyn.

Politics

Romney Rock! Hittin' The West Village

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Tagg and Craig Romney brave the mean streets of the West Village in order to hit one of New York City's coolest, most youthful hangouts.

tributes

Lower Manhattan’s Streets as Famous Musicians

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To celebrate Lower Manhattan on 9/11, <a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/cdza/">cdza</a> plays songs by musicians that match its street names.

PRANKS

NYC Blanket Hunt

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How willing are New Yorkers to share their park blankets.

#ART

Empire State of Pen

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An amazing time-lapse video of artist Patrick Vale drawing the view of the Manhattan skyline from the Empire State Building -- entirely freehand, with an ink pen.

#Star Wars

Crazy Times Square Fight: Lightsabers Edition

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See the original <a href="http://clipnation.com/crazy-times-square-fight/">here</a>.

OUCH

Crazy Times Square Fight

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An argument between a homeless man and a tourist quickly escalates, with the combatants using everything from crutches to street barricades as weapons.

#ART

MetroCard Mosaics

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Nina Boesch has created hundreds of mosaics using nothing but discarded plastic fares for New York's subway system.

#COMMERCIALS

JAY-Z: From Marcy to Barclays

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The first ever Rocawear commercial is a retrospective of Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter’s journey: From a kid growing up in the humble projects of Brooklyn, to aspiring to make music, and eventually making history.

Sports

Spike Lee Catches Flying Bat at Yankee Stadium

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Mark Teixeira let his bat go flying during Saturday's (7/15/12) game at Yankee Stadium, and Spike Lee -- while most people around his front row seat were ducking and diving -- caught the souvenir in mid air.

NEW YORK

VIDEO: Jew-Hating Elmo Kicked Out of Central Park Zoo

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They say mental illness isn't funny, but when I say "they" I mean my dishwasher and mailbox, and those two liars are always spreading rumors about me.

why god why?

The Best Of The 2012 Old Timey Coney Island Strong Man Spectacular

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If I had to define and specifically choose one dream job for myself for the next 365 days of my life, I’d want to travel around the country, attending the most bizarre and ridiculous competitions.

#STEPHEN COLBERT

Colbert Captures 'Bada$s' Biker Popping Wheelies In Lincoln Tunnel On His iPhone

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Somewhere out there in America is a guy who pops wheelies in the Lincoln tunnel on a dirt bike.

WHEN GIRLS BASKETBALL GOES MORE WRONG THAN USUAL

You Ever Notice How White Athletes Say The Craziest Things When They Warm Up?

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It seems like only yesterday the worst thing we had to worry about when it came to high school basketball was a couple kids <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/well-this-is-pretty-darn-disgusting-news">racing to avoid the ookie cookie</a>.

#ART

Spongebob Splattered On The Streets Of New York

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Fresh from being beaten silly in a streetfight and detained by the LAPD, Spongebob was <a href="http://www.woostercollective.com/2011/12/spongebob_on_the_streets.html">splatted gloriously</a> all over a New York City street by an unknown street artist.

#BEST AND WORST OF RAW

The Best And Worst Of WWE Survivor Series ’11

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Pre-show notes, with no sign of Zack Ryder: - As a prerequisite for this column, make sure you've read <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/11/the-best-and-worst-of-wwe-raw-1114-raw-gets-rocked">The Best And Worst Of Raw Gets Rocked</a> and our first ever attempt at a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/11/the-best-and-worst-of-wwe-smackdown-1118-live-blog-happens-tonight">Smackdown live-blog</a>.

WTF

Watch This Pretty Acrobat Defy Death On NYC’s Williamsburg Bridge

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This past summer, 24-year old acrobat Seanna Sharpe scaled the Williamsburg bridge in New York City and used silk sheets to perform an acrobatics show over rush hour traffic.


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