A Short List of Famous San Francisco Pranks

For your April Fools' Day amusement, I offer in no particular order, three examples of San Francisco shenanigans.

If you have lived in San Francisco longer than a week and been anywhere near Fisherman's Wharf, you’re probably familiar with city institution, The Bushman. The Bushman, whose real name is David Johnson, makes his living hiding behind a few leafy branches from which he springs forth to scare the beejesus out of unsuspecting tourists. See his craft in the video above. The Bushman was once taken to court over his pranking in 2004, but was acquitted. After the jump, a feat of engineering and one punk rock mayoral candidate. (click 'more')

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