Jacques Servin

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Servin presents Exxon's new human flesh-derived "Vivoleum" future fuel at a Keynote Luncheon at the GO-Expo 2007 (Oil and Gas Exposition) in Calgary, Alberta.

Jacques Servin (also known as Andy Bichlbaum) is one of the leading members of The Yes Men, a culture jamming activist group. Their exploits in "identity correction" are documented in the films The Yes Men, The Yes Men Fix the World and The Yes Men Are Revolting. As Ray Thomas, he is a co-founder of RTMark.[citation needed]

A former Maxis employee, he was fired after secretly adding code into the game SimCopter that would cause sprites of males in swimming trunks kissing each other to appear on certain dates.[1] This was not discovered until after the game had been published. The resulting media storm, which Servin says he didn't expect, inspired him to start RTMark[citation needed], a bulletin board for similar actions, but whose goal was to get attention for under-reported issues.

Servin is also the author of two books of short stories,[2][3] published with FC2.

Originally from Tucson, Arizona,[4] Servin is a professor at Parsons the New School for Design.[4] He is openly gay.[4]


  1. ^ "PIXEL GAIETY COSTS JOB". Daily News (New York). 1996-12-08. Retrieved 2015-01-06.
  2. ^ http://www.uapress.ua.edu/product/Aviary-Slag,2678.aspx Aviary Slag (1996)
  3. ^ http://www.uapress.ua.edu/product/Mermaids-for-Attila,2640.aspx Mermaids for Attila (1991)
  4. ^ a b c "Prankster With a Purpose". The New York Times, October 30, 2009.

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