Andy Phillips

Features

The Best Times Nathan’s Pranks Went Worldwide — and Fooled Everyone [Sponsored]

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With ubiquity comes scrutiny, and scrutiny is the bane of any prankster’s practice. But, since the launch of Comedy Central’s Nathan For You, Nathan Fielder has continued to troll the media and internet with unflinching abandon.

And he isn’t slowing down: last week, the debut episode of season three set its sights on mega-chain Best Buy, stopping just short of a class-action lawsuit. Tough stuff, but so goes the life of a professional instigator. While we’re waiting to see what other mischief he’ll make as the new season unfolds (catch Nathan For You tonight and every Thursday at 10/9c), we’ve broken down the the top eight times Nathan trolled the wider world and got away with it. 
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The Greatest Multi-Taskers in Pop Culture

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We live in the age of the multi-hyphenate, when kids dream of becoming musician-magicians, moonlighting as librarians. Steve Jobs himself advised us to keep our goals fluid, even if it meant doing something completely different. And he wasn’t the only one. These nine musicians, actors, and artists don’t just roll with the punches, they punch back with even fresher ideas. While we’d like to ask in person about the secrets to their extreme productivity, none of them have slowed down enough to reply — yet. For now, we’ll satisfy our multi-tasking urge with a Naked Juice. If you can’t eat ’em, drink ’em! Read on for the greatest multi-taskers in pop culture.
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Offbeat Adventures in Washington DC

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If TV anti-heroes like House of Cards‘ Frank Underwood are to to believed, DC is a carnage-packed coliseum defined by a single insatiable desire: the pursuit of power. Perhaps for folks up on the Hill, but they mostly came from afar, and for that one reason. They aren’t the real Washington residents. In pockets of the city where the Washington Monument is a simple speck in the sky, DC is a bastion of odd, offbeat adventure. Join us as we explore six contemporary cultural institutions and events that make DC as culturally intriguing as it is politically potent. Bonus offbeat adventure: New Belgium’s Tour de Fat, an annual celebration of “bikes, beer & bemusement,” lands Saturday, May 31st at Yards Park with headliner Reggie Watts and thousands of local cycling enthusiasts. Don’t miss it!
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