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The Yes Men Review


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The thinking man's comedy, The Yes Men is a brainy offshoot of MTV's Punk'd that's hatched from the team behind the shrewd American Movie. Using guerilla-style filmmaking tactics, directors Chris Smith, Dan Ollman, and Sarah Price use their subversive documentary to follow the acts of two merry political pranksters attending global conferences and posing as representatives from the World Trade Organization.

Where we see spam mail, Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano see potential. In the late '90s, the tech savvy activists launched a satirical website that mirrored George W. Bush's official site. One good prank earned them the right to pull another, and the team was asked to dress up www.gatt.org, which was made to look like the WTO's actual site. Surprisingly, Bichlbaum and Bonnano started receiving e-mail invitations from oblivious groups to speak at assorted conventions.

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