Classic hoaxes and tall tales from history’s greatest liars — from the professional pranks of PT Barnum and wonderful lies of Baron von Munchausen, to the details of fake people…
In 1931 a family on the Isle of Man reported visitations from a talking mongoose named Gef.
In 1922, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published a book about what later became known quite famously as the Cottingley Fairy Hoax. ⠀
A "miraculous" birthing unraveled by the discovery of smuggled rabbits.
The frolicsome bat-winged moon men and ladies, moon beavers and unicorns of the Great Moon Hoax of 1835
Tales of pranksters & shenanigans, fakes, fools & the art of pulling one over