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City Deploys Mimes to Tame Traffic

Apparently, odd method has worked before

(Newser) - In Venezuela’s capital, motorcyclists have been known to drive down sidewalks, and cars frequently speed through red lights. So the mayor is dealing with the problem by deploying … mimes. About 120 of them hit the streets last week in an attempt to shame drivers and pedestrians alike into... More »

Mime Marcel Marceau Is Dead

'Bip' entertained millions without uttering a sound

(Newser) - The world's most famous mime, Marcel Marceau, died yesterday in Paris at 84. The beloved French performer traveled the globe to entertain millions with the agile movements of his dancer's body and the joy and pathos of his white-face expressions. "Mime, like music, knows neither borders nor nationalities,"... More »

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