Stoughton, Wisconsin native Nick Prueher has been in the news lately because he and Found Footage Festival co-creator Joe Pickett are being sued for a prank they pulled on-air during an Eau Claire TV news morning show.
Just before that news broke, WPR’s Haleema Shah and Chris Malina had a chat with Prueher about his love of pranks, including dressing his mom up in heavy metal T-shirts and putting fake stickers on fruit in the produce aisle.
They also talked about the origins of FFF and the back stories of a couple of the festival’s greatest hits, like the uncomfortably interactive “Rent-A-Friend”:
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And the denim-clad, wispy-haired charm of “Rock Vocals”:
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