The Museum of Hoaxes
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Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Two Towers Protest
Two Towers Protest: This group is protesting the fact that the second installment of The Lord of the Rings trilogy is named The Two Towers (despite the fact that Tolkein came up with this name some fifty years ago). They feel this might cause emotional discomfort to people following the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. I'm almost positive this was meant to be satirical. But its companion in spirit, The Return of the King Protest site, was definitely a satire. This second group argued that the name of the third installment of the trilogy would cause discomfort to fans of Elvis. The Return of the King Protest site no longer exists, but it can still be partially viewed via the Wayback Machine.
Categories: Entertainment, Websites
Posted by The Curator on Wed Sep 24, 2003
Comments (2)
The Return of the King Protest site belonged to me actually. Interesting to find it still mentioned online after all this time. smile
Posted by datter  on  Tue Oct 18, 2005  at  09:52 PM
That's why this is called a Museum of Hoaxes. All those hoaxes, parodies, satires, etc. that people would otherwise forget get stored away here for future reference.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Tue Oct 25, 2005  at  02:14 PM
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