2002: Jackass: The Movie. With their 54-second video stunt, in which a man in underpants and mouse-ears rolled fakir-style across a carpet of primed and snapping mousetraps, the Jackass crew exploded two decade’s worth of tired installation art. And then there was the one where they inhaled wasabi!
Dispatch December 2009
The Top Pop Culture Moments of the Decade
From Radiohead and James Frey to Jackass and Jersey Shore, 10 daring and sometimes inane creative acts that defined the ’00s