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The Yes Men Fix the World 

The merry anti-corporate pranksters are back

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Known as The Yes Men, Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno have garnered worldwide fame for punking global capitalism. Fix the World documents their greatest hits, like speaking at an energy expo to propose using human corpses as a power source. The pranks range from leaden to hilarious: a highlight is the "Survivaball" -- personal protective gear that makes the wearer look like a giant swollen tick (and that made appearances during Pittsburgh's G-20). The Yes Men, who also direct, come off as a bit too self-satisfied -- a hazard of making a documentary about yourself -- but they're clear-eyed about how much change their pranks bring about. (Answer: not much.) Fri., Jan. 22-Sun., Jan. 24. Melwood



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