Friday, March 26, 2010
WWW.FLAMPRO.COM aka THE GUDWORD. Catching Wreck
Laurence Kesterson/The Philadephia Inquirer
I read this article yesterday about the rising occurrences of what they called "FlashMobs" "Catch and Wreck" catching wreck or wilding the classic term.
By IAN URBINA
Published: March 24, 2010
via N.Y TIMES
PHILADELPHIA — It started innocently enough seven years ago as an act of performance art where people linked through social-networking Web sites and text messaging suddenly gathered on the streets for impromptu pillow fights in New York, group disco routines in London, and even a huge snowball fight in Washington.
But these so-called flash mobs have taken a more aggressive and raucous turn here as hundreds of teenagers have been converging downtown for a ritual that is part bullying, part running of the bulls: sprinting down the block, the teenagers sometimes pause to brawl with one another, assault pedestrians or vandalize property.....
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