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Moms FLIP When Their Kids Prank Call Them With Awful News

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.07.2015 | Comedy

What a great gift! Mother's Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the woman who brought you into this world than to scare ...

Oprah Gets Prank Called By Lindsay Lohan And David Letterman

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.10.2014 | Celebrity

Oprah, is your refrigerator running? Lindsay Lohan stopped by "Late Show" on Wednesday, April 9, and decided it would be a good idea to give Oprah...

Seattle Radio Station Pranks 49ers Fan In Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

While the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry leading up to this Sunday’s NFC Championship Game has seen its share of ugliness, this prank reminds us that someti...

Prankster Convinces Telemarketer She Called 911

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.22.2011 | Comedy

Never again will landline owners be forced to politely (or not-so-politely) decline offers from telemarketers. Thanks to the YouTube user "MabeInAm...

SWAT Team Responds To Prank Call

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco

At 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday night, the SFPD received a phone call from an unknown man in panic: His family was being held hostage at a home on Blythedal...

Targeting Unions: The Table Scraps War

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The regular people of Toilerville worked hard, but it was difficult to stay ahead even in the best of times. Which is why the regular people of Toilerville were so grateful for the gristle.

In Madison, The Governor Gets Buffaloed

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

So it turns out I'm not the only person in Wisconsin without caller ID. Then again, I never get any calls from Buffalo bloggers pretending to be one of my billionaire sugar daddies.

Sam Stein

Scott Walker's Prank Caller: I Was Going To Pretend To Be Mubarak First | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The man who pretended to be conservative bankroller David Koch on a prank phone call with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Wednesday...

Entrapment as Journalism

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Kane

The Democrats' move to flee the state is embarrassing. Instead of impassioned pleas, they've fled Madison like some 18th century monarch escaping an angry populace.

RYAN MILLER PRANK CALL: MSNBC Apologizes, Interviews Real US Olympic Hockey Goalie (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MSNBC was duped Friday during a phone interview with a person claiming to be Ryan Miller, the goalie for the U.S. Olympic hockey team. During a li...

Thomas Hutchinson, British Teen, Sentenced Over New York Bomb Hoax

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A British teenager was given a six-month suspended prison sentence Monday for phoning the White House and claiming there was a bomb in ...

Palin Prank Call: Canadian Comedy Duo Convinces Palin She's Talking To Sarkozy (AUDIO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The AP reports that a Quebec comedy duo, posing as French President Nicolas Sarkozy, have successfully prank called Sarah Palin. Sarah Palin has unw...