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King Philip IV Signs Autographs

More urban pranksterism from Improv Everywhere, this time deploying an actor with an eerie resemblance to the Velázquez portrait of Spain’s King Philip IV to sign autographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. If you don’t get the gag, and because I’m prone to condescension, King Philip IV has been dead for 371 years.

Gavon Laessig is a deputy news director and front page editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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