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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Use your left ear to detect lies
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Celebrity Look-Alikes
image Fake Faces is a UK look-alike agency that represents a huge number of celebrity impersonators. It's kind of fun to browse through its catalog. As John Robinson of Sore Eyes notes, some of the look-alikes are really, really bad. But some are surprisingly good. For instance, would you be able to tell if that's really Joanna Lumley (of Ab Fab fame) in the thumbnail? It's not. (via Sore Eyes and I Love Everything)
Categories: Celebrities
Posted by The Curator on Sat Apr 17, 2004
Comments (2)
This agency has two categories of look-alikes:
(a) People who claim to look like someone I've never heard of; and
(b) People who bear very little resemblence to the celebritites they seem to think they're dead ringers for.

Thanks for pointing me to it. It's a hoot.
Posted by Gary  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Sat Apr 24, 2004  at  11:26 AM
I am with the Fake Faces agency and I have to say that all lookalikes with the agency are perfectly good. IF they didn't look like the stars, they wouldn't have been accepted to the agency in the first place.
Posted by Chyaz  on  Mon Nov 01, 2004  at  12:30 PM
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