A teenager got on the intercom system at a southern New Jersey Wal-Mart and said, "Attention, Wal-Mart customers: All black people, leave the store now."
Continue reading “Teenagers: Prank about race at Wal-Mart… FAIL”
Abby Hoffman (1936 – 1989) was a social and political activist most famous for his trickster activities during the heyday of American political protest against the Vietnam War. Continue reading “Steal this headline”
Amber Graham, 14, who had been missing for more than a week in Georgia, had been hiding in her 15-year-old boyfriend’s room in a secret compartment. Continue reading “Missing teen, 14, was hiding in secret compartment in boyfriend’s room”
The term pseudo-event was coined by Daniel J Boorstein in his prophetic book The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America. Continue reading “A pseudo-event is “…fabricated on purpose to satisfy our exaggerated expectations of human greatness.””
"What made Dr. K memorable was a gimmick he employed that began with his introduction at the beginning of his first class…"
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(Click for larger images) Reborns are dolls that look just like real babies. Continue reading “Which of these babies is real? Which baby is reborn?”
The Little Square of Tricks ("La Piazzetta Degli Inganni") is a whimsical trompe l’oeil (fool the eye) plaza designed by the set designer Gino Pellegrini. Continue reading “When in Italy, visit The Little Square of Tricks”