The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Lil’ Kim for Mayor
Someone circulated a bogus press release claiming that rap star Lil' Kim was running for mayor of Hoboken. Local media in New York duly reported it as fact. But in a world where Ronald Reagan became president and Arnold Schwarzenegger is Governor of California, I can understand why they took it seriously. [NY Daily News]
Categories: Celebrities, Music, Politics
Posted by The Curator on Mon Apr 13, 2009
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