These are some things Ben has done.
#SQUIRRELTRUTH (The Chicago Transit Project)
With #SquirrelTruth, a.k.a. the Chicago Transit Project, Ben bought ad space in 100 CTA train cars, so that he could legally put ridiculous stuff up in 100 CTA train cars. Learn more>>
Our Ads Here
For Our Ads Here, Ben bought ad space in newspapers across the U.S. so he could put ridiculous stuff in newspapers everywhere and make our daily lives a little more fun, while also supporting local journalism. Learn more>>
Ben is the founder of Fictional Bird, which creates projects that inject unexpected moments of joy, art, and absurdity into the everyday lives of Chicagoans. Learn more>>
The DUnk Contest of the Century of the World
Ben competed against four-time WNBA MVP and three-time Olympic gold medalist Sheryl Swoopes in a live slam dunk contest on a Fisher-Price children's basketball hoop. Also, Ben is 5'5". Learn more>>
Northwestern Happiness Club
In college, Ben started the Northwestern University Happiness Club, which was named the #1 "Craziest College Club" in the country by the Huffington Post, and has been featured in USA Today and RedEye Chicago. It has also inspired the creation of Happiness Clubs at numerous other high schools and colleges across the country.