Thursday, January 8 2015
The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.
Thursday, April 3 2014
From Benjamin Franklin's hoax about the the death of his rival to Abbie Hoffman’s attempt to levitate the Pentagon to Stephen Colbert’s “news reporting”, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists use humor to underscore larger, pointed truths about society.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
This immaculately researched book about the role of pranks in shaping political and social discourse will make you seriously doubt all those history books you've read.