Watch the Yes Men Impersonate Shell, Make 'Last Iceberg' Snow Cones

New Yorkers and tourists passing through Columbus Circle Thursday were treated to free shaved ice courtesy of Royal Dutch Shell, which was recently given preliminary approval by the Obama administration to drill for oil in the Arctic. The company hauled a chunk of the "last iceberg in existence" to the city to give New Yorkers a "first taste of the last frontier." Or at least that's what passersby were told. In fact, the people dressed in yellow-and-red Shell swag were members of the political activist group the Yes Men, and the whole production was a prank meant to highlight the hazards of Shell's Arctic drilling plan. Rolling Stone had exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Yes Men – fronted by Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum – as they planned and executed the action, in advance... read more
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Watch the Yes Men Impersonate Shell, Make 'Last Iceberg' Snow Cones