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A Comedian Plants Hilarious Fake Self-Help Books at a Bookstore

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Not all the books you find in the self-help section are full of good advice. They might be pranks left by Jeff Wysaski.
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On The Media

Let's All Just Sit This April Fools' Day Out

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

If you read anything today that strains credulity or activates your sense of wonder, you should try to find a second source for it.

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The Takeaway

Prank Calling Australian DJ Breaks Silence

Monday, December 10, 2012

Australian DJ Mel Grieg of the radio program Today FM broke her silence on the journalistic prank call that delivered a scoop confirming that royal Kate Middleton was pregnant with an heir to the British Crown. But the call is also being connected to a tragedy. Miranda Devine, a columnist with Sydney's Daily Telegraph, explains.

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It's A Free Country ®

Tax Loopholes and the GE Hoax

Monday, April 18, 2011

When GE says they're just obeying the law, we have to all remember they helped write the law. They have so much political clout. Part of the reason why we are focusing on the companies is because they're using their incredible vast resources. There were 12 companies that spent a billion dollars lobbying over the last ten years for special tax treatment. That's not just sitting back and letting Congress write the rules.

Chuck Collins, co-founder of US Uncut, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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The Takeaway

Riding Pantsless Around the Globe

Monday, January 11, 2010

Yesterday was International No Pants Day, though you'd be hard-pressed to find it printed on any official calendars. With 16 countries and 44 cities participating, thousands of people boarded subway systems around the world to pull off one of the biggest annual pranks by taking off their pants. (Note: everyone wore underwear.)  We talk with Improv Everywhere's senior agent Alex Scrodelis about the 9th annual “No Pants Subway Ride,” in which close to 3,000 New Yorkers participated and cities as far off as Zurich, Australia, Argentina and Spain all saw pantsless pranksters riding public transportation.

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