If you thought the blistering cold would stop New Yorkers from participating in the 17th Annual No Pants Subway Ride, you were gravely mistaken. Improv Everywhere, the New York City-based comedy collective behind the ingenious prank, recently shared photographs and a video about this year’s event, which took place on Sunday, January 7.
All images via Improv Everywhere by Arin Sang-urai
Despite the frigid 17F degree weather that day, brave souls from across the boroughs enthusiastically participated, showing off their colorful undergarments in one of the most public places in New York City.
If you’re unfamiliar with this annual event, read about its history here. Also check out more photos and consider participating next year (if you haven’t already). Hopefully, the weather will be on our side this time around.