Filmmaker Errol Morris talks with magician Ricky Jay about the biblical story of Joseph, and our misconceptions about lying… Continue reading “Seven Lies About Lying”
A smuggler who lies badly tries to get by a customs official who detects lies badly. Continue reading “Monty Python’s lying smuggler sketch”
"There isn’t any duck!"
He was grinning all over.
My four-year-old nephew had
discovered the joys of lying… Continue reading “The good thing about lying is…”
A professor who committed academic fraud
said one reason he cheated was because he could:
"The cookie jar was on the table without a lid."
Continue reading “The lying scientist who wanted more cookies”
What does it mean "to deceive?"
Continue reading “Lying and Deception Defined by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy”
The author blames Zsa Zsa Gabor for sending her down a path of compulsive lying. Continue reading “She started lying in junior high school to make herself interesting”
Rob’s bent forward optical illusionRob Stewart>>
Continue reading “Participants in the Facebook game of lying”
Mikal Riha designed a piece of furniture called Liar, which has drawers that do not open by pulling on the handles, but by pushing on the drawers. Continue reading “Lying furniture – “I assume the dresser works as I assume they always works””
Hugh Hefner, 82 and Holly Madison, 28
When my love swears that she is made of truth,
Continue reading “I pretend to believe my lying mistress”