Flash Mob Dance Party Breaks Out As Stripper Works Pole On NYC ‘L’ Train

It Is Just The Latest In A Series Of Weird Events Underground

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Think you’ve seen it all on the subway? Chances are you have.

Every train line has its own entertainment, but on Thursday a new video showing a creative way to use those subway poles was uploaded to YouTube and almost immediately went viral.

Talk about a strap-hanger.

An unidentified man undressed into black briefs and black high-heel stilettos and then was caught on camera pole dancing on an “L” train. And if that’s not enough, he certainly looked like he knew what he was doing, reports CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis.

It was just another day, another wild ride on the New York City subway.

“He was barely wearing any clothes. Well, that is offensive,” said Prince Arrow of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

“It was kind of nice to have some diversity, some original things going on. Entertainment, free entertainment,” added Heixan Robles of Manhattan.

Thankfully, this guy’s strip-tease didn’t go all the way, but he was egged on by a makeshift flash mob.

But there’s been worse in recent months. There was the guy not too long ago feverishly licking his shoe again and again and again on a train.

“That is disgusting. That’s not nice. That’s not nice,” said Carmen Heredia of the Upper East Side.

“That, that, that is gross. Yeah, that is,” Arrow said.

There have been fights, too, like the one over a container of spaghetti, which featured a woman across the aisle adding in her 2 cents. One word led to another, and before long there was a push, and then an all-out scuffle.

“Something should be done. We should have more protection on the subways, definitely,” Will Morell of Williamsburg said.

But not everyone thinks these subway stories are funny or harmless. How about the recent case of a woman standing up against a subway flasher?

Remember Nicola Briggs, who famously refused to be a victim when a subway rider exposed himself in front of her. She got angry, and even, by reporting the man to police.

“I’m escorting you to the police station. Oh yes, oh (expletive) yes!” Briggs said.

It’s that kind of reaction that may be what puts a stop to the madness, and gets our subway trains back on track.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has rules against subway riders creating a nuisance, annoyance or breaching the peace. Fines could range from $25 to $100.

Video: Pole Dance Flash Mob Breaks Out On L Train

Only in New York, right? Please offer your thoughts on the bizarre world that is the NYC subway system.

Comments

One Comment

  1. tryecrot says:

    Yes there should realize the opportunity to RSS commentary, quite simply, CMS is another on the blog.

  2. tink says:

    Dude. That’s Steven Retchless from america’s got talent.

  3. holly says:

    HE IS THE GUY FROM AMERICAS GOT TALENT. And yea really? if they wanted to see ur ass they would have gone to a strip club. Some people just have problems.

  4. Grenade Lobber says:

    “And while all of you were distracted by him, my decoy, I planted a bomb under my subway seat. I went home to see the You-Tube video but, oh that’s right, there isn’t any because you are all dead now. Sorry!” Sincerely, the terrorist who is pleased that US citizens think things like this are cute and funny and harmless.

  5. LG says:

    Was this a bachelorette party?

  6. STAHM says:

    The “stripper” is a pole dancer who has auditioned for Americas Got Talent this season.

  7. Bill for NY says:

    brainless hipsters find this funny.

  8. jdaniels says:

    Ok wasn’t he on America’s got talent recently? He was all in Silver and Sharon thought he was wonderful, I swear it’s the same guy!

  9. RWENo1 says:

    The pole dancer is the same guy who was recently on America’s Got Talent. Seems he tested his talents on the NY subway. I could have gone without.

  10. John Normal says:

    I don’t see any dollar bills tucked into his pants !

    What has a guy got to do these days to make a little money ladies !

    Gimme some sugar !

  11. dbcnetwork4oriflame says:

    Great post here, thanks for sharing, love it!
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  12. MichaelEdits says:

    Remember when everyone was only trying to get onto America’s Funniest Videos instead of YouTube? You’re all just a bunch of exhibitionists. I, meanwhile, remain a hermit. That way you don’t see me wearing my black stiletto heels 24/7. Kinda tricky in the shower, though.

  13. Richard says:

    Lets see; six million people in NYC, 365 days per year, 5 or 6 incidents that make the news (most staged). Yeah, this is a problem. Totally out of control. Get a life.

  14. dan cucich says:

    He should have been beaten into coma. That would send a message to these ACLU enabled parapheliacs.

  15. pj says:

    A very good reason not to love mass transit. Drive your own vehicle to avoid this demographic. The behavior is not meaningful, purposeful,uplifting, or respectful of themselves or others. This is about shocking others, getting in their face, and provoking outrage or attention. Have fun , but not at the expense of others please, Set a goal and work toward it, Make something of yourself! ..instead of a foolish ash.

  16. Mike London says:

    This is what happens when Republicans control the House.

    1. LG says:

      lmao! Do you think he’s a Tea Partier?

  17. hackergo says:

    I so agree! they are lame and uncool no matter what designers they flaunt…they gawk at the REAL NY’ERS!

  18. hermespanisahater says:

    Does Hermespan have anything original to say, or does Hermespan just troll and attack everyone that disagrees with his progressive liberal views?

  19. lvh says:

    I hate to tell ya but New York’s been going downhill for a long time. I grew up there and left and haven’t been back. AND I don’t live that far away!

  20. Bob Ho says:

    repent, the end is here!

  21. Big Nard says:

    Only one word to say. Mo.

  22. B. Agostino says:

    Nice when a female pole dances and horrid when a male does the
    same thing that in itself is a bit sick.
    I guess a lot of men commenting here are a little afraid
    that they may be gay?
    May be this was just a little fun for someone’s Iphone to capture?

  23. Bill Clinton & Monica L. says:

    Lot’s of sick people write here,must not be getting any u know what.

  24. ImaHippyBurning says:

    He looks like he had a lot of practice playing with “poles”

  25. tsiangkun says:

    Non-Judgement day is coming !

  26. gross says:

    The spaghetti lady deserved it. The flasher/exhibitionist deserved it. The shoe guy was just insane… he needs help. The male stripper was disgusting and something should have been done. He wasn’t nude but that was certainly indecent.

  27. ant says:

    here come the TSA goon squad youll see more of these stories as feds ramp up tsa deployment to a bus or train near you wake up people!!

  28. Captain Obvious says:

    …and the lefties wonder why we do not want to give up our cars…

  29. Craig Eliot says:

    Ah, yes, what a lovely place to live in!

  30. ant says:

    just the story the feds need to put in the TSA goons at the subway and trains wake up people

  31. P. Hentry says:

    Repulsive public display of depravity.

    What was this Freak-show thinking?

    That anyone else WANTS to see something so disgusting?

  32. wing ding says:

    i suggest you worry more about the billions being pi$$ed away by your government on useless wars, military industrial complex and much much more.

    1. tubaman says:

      why don’t you get ready for school tomorrow and let us alone

  33. Greg Fergus says:

    A guy pole dances on a subway, but the real idiots are showing their hate right here.

  34. Barry A Kenyan says:

    I can safely say I really would not miss NYC!

  35. Terry Knows Moore says:

    Citizens need to take an active role in keeping their communities cleaned up…take them down, call the police.

  36. AVM says:

    We need to bring back the draft.This is the behavior of the kids of the Me generation.

  37. Kevin says:

    Remember everything is for the children….

  38. Phineas says:

    Another deliberate,sleazy Leftist tactic, to force us good, hard working people who pay taxes,who get blamed for all of society’s ills,and now suffer under totalitarian Political Correctness, to accept Gays and their destructive ways ,under the name of TOLERANCE.

  39. moco max says:

    FROM THE BARRY SOETORO FORUM:

    “IF YOU ARE WHITE, LATINO AND ASIAN BEWARE TODAY IS FRIDAY AND BLACKS HAVE MADE IT “BEAT WHITEY DAY!!
    AND THEY MEAN IT,

    WE URGE YOU NOT TO GO OUT AFTER 5PM

    BLACKS WILL RAMPAGE IN ALL CITIES OF AMERICA AND BEAT AND PROBABLY MURDER AT LEAST 10,000 WHITES, LATINOS AND ASIANS HUMANS.

    IT SEEMS BLACKS ARE OFFENDED BY OUR PRESENCE

    AND WANT TO BEAT AND MURDER US.

    SO WE ASK YOU : ” ARE BLACKS FULLY HUMAN?

    WHY DID MAIMONIDES SAY:

    “BLACKS ARE BETWEEN HUMANS AND CHIMPS”

    WHY DID DARWIN SAY:

    “BLACKS ARE NOT HUMAN BUT A DIFFERENT PREDATORY AFRICAN SPECIES”

    ARE BLACKS HUMAN OR NOT?”

  40. Poncho says:

    Another loser. Somebody should have beat his ass . I would have.

  41. Mandy says:

    Disgusting and vulgar. What if a young child was viewing this man? These people seem so starved for attention but it isn’t attention that produces any added value for society. It is all about them and not about society at large. Sad.

  42. joe says:

    it was great until the stupid hipster midwest kids from williamsburg started stealing his thunder and drowning him out…………I WISH THERE WERE LYNCH MOBS FOR HIPSTERS!!

  43. Clarification says:

    If it was a female, I believe some of these comments would be totally different.
    By suppressing harmless fun, I believe it can make people feel out of place and different and creates a hostile environment. Harmless fun is the key word. No kids around there, so no harm, no foul.

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