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ThisIs50′s Jack Thriller Talks To Occupy Wall Street Protestors About The Movement (Video)

By BallerStatus Staff   /   Published 11/18/11

ThisIs50.com host Jack Thriller is known for his funny interviews and crazy antics, but today, he gets a little serious.

The comedian hit the Occupy Wall Street movement taking place in the financial district of New York to get a first-hand look at what the situation is all about. In the nearly 9-minute clip, Jack talks to protestors about what inspired individuals to camp out, what they hope to achieve by occupying Wall Street, and what the movement is all about.

Here's some numbers, according to the New York Daily News:

Take a look at Occupy Wall Street by the Numbers :

Days since Occupy Wall Street encampment began: 61

Number of spinoff Occupy locations: 2,427

Total arrests so far in New York City: about 1,300

Total arrests during and immediately following the police sweep of Zuccotti Park early Tuesday: 220

Amount the NYPD has spent on overtime so far: $7 million

Number of people sleeping in Zuccotti Park on average each night prior to Tuesday: 200-30

Protesters at Zuccotti Park Wednesday: 80-100

Highest temperature during encampment: 84 °F

Lowest temperature: 33 °F

Total rainfall: 8.73 inches

Total snowfall: 2.01 inches

Number of king-size down comforters donated to Occupy Wall Street: 600

Number of tents in Zuccotti Park on the night before the NYPD raid: 100

Tents in Zuccotti Park Wednesday: 0

Weekly laundry bill paid by the OWS "comfort committee": $1,500

Number of books in the Occupy Wall Street library before the raid: 5,000

Number of books in the library Wednesday: about 200

Tweets using #OWS, #occupywallstreet, #occupywallst or #occupy-related hashtags: more than 1 million

Number of Twitter mentions of "Occupy Wall Street": 427,000

Total 311 complaints about noise in the two zip codes that include Zuccotti since movement began: 156

Total 311 complaints about noise in the two zip codes that include Zuccotti over the same period last year: 52

Total 311 complaints about public urination in and around Zuccotti Park since protests began: 6

Total 311 complaints about public urination in and around Zuccotti Park over the same period last year: 0

Wedding proposals made over the OWS "people's mic": 1

Weddings between OWS protesters held in Zuccotti Park: 1