The Museum of Hoaxes
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Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
Five Hoaxes that Fooled the British Media
Following up on the recent hoaxing of the Daily Mirror, the Guardian offers quick summaries of five other hoaxes that fooled the British media: the Diana tape affair, the Hitler Diaries, the British Leyland 'slush fund,' Martin Boormann alive, and the Zinoviev Letter.
Categories: Journalism
Posted by The Curator on Mon May 17, 2004
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