You're about to read a real-life heist story. Super Bowl XLI was
a Level One national security event, usually reserved for
Presidential inaugurations. We had to get two full vanloads
of materials through federal marshals, Homeland Security agents,
police, police dogs, bomb squads, ATF personnel, robots, and a five-ton
state-of-the-art X-ray crane. It took four months and a dozen people
to pull off the prank that ended up fooling the world.
This is the Super Stunt.
Via Jason Kottke,
Super stunt: The
most ambitious prank in history.
On the one hand, I think this is great that four guys were able to pull
this off and to show just how silly excessive security really is. On the
other hand, this is downright scary that four guys were able to pull this
off at a Level One National Security Event. On the gripping hand, I hope
the guys don't end up at Guantanamo Bay for pointing out the
Emperor's President's new security detail.
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