An economist discovers that a group will call
him out on his own lies, even if they’re inadvertent.
Continue reading “The crowd said: “You’re fatter than you think””
They put up signs advertising a book burning party
How to save the library
Continue reading “Why ad agency said “Burn books!” to save a library”
"We take the view that you are…"
This story would be nothing without the final comment of the judge.
In the small English town of Peterlee, Debby Coxon, age 26, had consumed a great deal of vodka. Continue reading “What the judge said to a vodka-soaked prankster”
One man showed up at her door wearing a raincoat.
In Racine, Wisconsin, a woman called police when a man in a raincoat showed up at her house and kept ringing her doorbell. Continue reading “The guy said it was “just a joke””
It was a Friday night on June 28th in
New York City, and a woman was jogging.
At about 10:45 at night, twenty-one-year-old Saul Alvarez saw a woman who was jogging near 106th Street in New York’s Central Park. Continue reading “Saul Alvarez said he was playing a prank”
It wasn’t about rice.
The funniest exchange – if you can find any humor during the interrogation of Kevin Curtis – occurred when they asked him about the poison:
A Homeland Security agent asks Curtis point-blank, " ‘Are you familiar with ricin?’
Continue reading “Ricin poisoning suspect said he didn’t like rice”
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Continue reading ““How can I help being a humbug?” said the Wizard of Oz”
Suzy’s Facebook profile photo
was a bunch of penguins.
Suzy Harriston was asking students at Clayton High School, near St. Continue reading ““Be my friend,” said Facebook penguin”