The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Use your left ear to detect lies
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Cursed by Allah
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Alan Abel Videos
Status: Public Service Announcement
image I just discovered a whole stash of clips of Alan Abel hoaxes on YouTube (uploaded, I assume, by his daughter, Jenny). There's Omar's School for Beggars, the fake lottery winner, Ban Breast Feeding, the mass fainting on Donahue, and many more. It's a good twenty minutes worth of entertainment. Enjoy.
Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Sat Jun 03, 2006
Comments (3)
Public Service Announcement indeed! LOL
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Sat Jun 03, 2006  at  02:02 AM
Nice find, Alex! Damn, this just reminds me how much it sucks to live in a place where you can't get high-speed Internet. I wonder if Alan knows about this. I guess I'll have to tell him.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Sat Jun 03, 2006  at  03:26 AM
Grrr, the "fake lottery winner" video is Alan's original version with Lee Chirillo, not the one from earlier this year with ME. :( Eh, maybe I'll make the cut eventually.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Sat Jun 03, 2006  at  03:34 AM
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