Here’s something you don’t see every day: a Wikipedia hack that ends well

After Australian duo Peking Duk finished a concert in Melbourne earlier this week, fan David Spargo decided to try and meet the band backstage by telling a security guard he was member Reuben Styles’ step-brother. (Spoiler alert: He’s not.)

When asked for proof, Spargo employed a bit of trickery that will now surely be attempted by music superfans for years to come: editing the band’s Wikipedia page to list himself as “family.”

“It was probably the most genius, mastermind move that I’ve ever witnessed,” Adam Hyde, one half of Peking Duk, told The Guardian“It’s crazy. He just did it on the spot, in a second on his phone.” Read more…

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In ‘mastermind move,’ fan tweaks Peking Duk’s Wikipedia page to get backstage