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The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Too Much Hot Air
With the government shutting down today, I was reminded of this 1933 April 1st article in the Madison Capitol-Times about their state capitol building exploding because of a buildup of "large quantities of gas, generated through many weeks of verbose debate in the senate and assembly chambers"

I don't think any newspaper would publish a joke like this today, in the post-9/11 era, but it still seems appropriate.



Categories: Politics
Posted by The Curator on Tue Oct 01, 2013
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