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Yes Men is an anti-globalization website featuring pranks by activists Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno. Andy and Mike take on the persona of corporate executives and weasel their way into business conferences, talk shows, news interviews and conduct lectures all in an effort to publicly humiliate corporations for their inhumanepolicies. During an infamous appearance on the BBC, Mike Bonanno posed as a Dow Chemical spokesman and took responsibility for the Bhopal India tragedy promising a multi-billion dollar compensation package. Dow Chemical stock immediately lost 2 billion dollars in value in the course of twenty minutes before the hoax was revealed. Other hoaxes included impersonations of US Chamber of Commerce spokesman and Chevron representatives. In addition to videos of various television interviews and news conference, the site contains links to the duos two films, The Yes Men (2003) and The Yes Men Fix the World (2009). Morgan Spurlock, the writer and producer of Super Size Me calls the Yes Men, "Two of the ballsiest guys I've ever met."

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Previously Aired Episode

AIRED ON 10/27/2010

Season 1 : Episode 26

Andy Bichlbaum

Andy Bichlbaum

Star, Writer, Director

Mike Bonanno

Mike Bonanno

Star, Writer, Director

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Categories

Comedy, News

Themes

Politics, Pranks, Legal