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Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920

Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
New York Times Story
Posted by The Curator on Thu Jul 29, 2004
This is going to be an egocentric post, because it's about me. I got my picture in the New York Times today. So does that mean I'm famous? Can I walk into an expensive restaurant now and get a table right away? I'm not betting on it. I'm featured in an article by Daniel Terdiman about hoax weblogs. Not that I've ever created a hoax weblog, but I do write about them. My friend Odin Soli, who created the Plain Layne hoax, also got his picture in there (Odin and I studied American History together in Grad School at UC San Diego). That animal...
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