Here is something that you might want to buy if you have a lot of money just lying around and a deep appreciation for things pop culture and hoaxy that happened in and around the year 2009. The "flying saucer" that made Richard Heene and his 6-year-old son Falcon infamous -- remember, the lit ... More >>
Remember the cannibal restaurant that we told you about, the one that was angering Berliners with requests for body parts, but was probably a hoax? It's a hoax! Apparently, the whole marketing campaign was a tone-deaf hoax perpetrated by vegetarian activists trying to draw a moral parallel between ... More >>
When the bizarre "transcript" of an interview Beyoncé was alleged to have done with a German magazine called NEON circulated a few days back, the natural assumption was to just assume the whole thing was a hoax, or lost in translation, or never happened in the first place. But it did happen! ... More >>
As if we didn't already have more than our fair share of local unhinged self-dramatizing fame-seeking wannabes, we're about to get "balloon dad" Richard Heene. Heene and wife Mayumi got permission from a judge to come to New York to look into unspecified "employment opportunities" some time b ... More >>
Show of hands, please: who didn't know this was a hoax? Answer here. Still in for the win: Megan McArdle: I'm sure some bloggers will cast this as a dark Republican conspiracy, or somehow symptomatic of conservatism. In reality, AFAIK, faked hate crimes are usually faked by left wing causes... Ev ... More >>
Hocked hoax hexes hacks and hicks, but who the heck cares?
Viral Sponge Terror a Hoax
Pranksters Work Small Tricks for Big Hoaxes