Sunday, April 01, 2007

AJC: The Art of the Hoax

the Art of the hoax - Phil Kloer at "On April Fools' Day, let us pay homage to the hoax, a venerable form of gotcha humor that is alive and well, uploading a staged video to a Web site near you, faking a best-selling book, posting a bogus blog, pulling your leg, yanking your chain.

'The Internet has democratized the phenomenon of hoaxing,' says Boese, the author of 'Hippo Eats Dwarf: A Field Guide to Hoaxes and Other B.S.'"


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