The Museum of Hoaxes
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The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Hoaxing Hitchhiker, 1941
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
A black lion: real or fake?
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Literary Hoaxes
The Guardian, inspired by the recent publication of Peter Carey's My Life As a Fake, is offering a Short History of Literary Hoaxes. If you want a slightly longer history of literary hoaxes (as well as every other type of hoax) you could, um, buy my book.
Categories: Literature/Language
Posted by The Curator on Sun Sep 07, 2003
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