What were those two DJs thinking? Answer: Only themselves. My heart sank when I read the news that the nurse tragically died after being a victim of...
Do I condone the behavior of those DJs? No. But isn't it what many radio hosts do for a living? Let's not condemn them as criminals.
Sidecar's founder swings by the Warby Parker bus Companies will go to any lengths to get press. Think Taco Bell's '96 April Fools' stunt (and New Yor...
Is it Halloween, April Fools or both? That was the question I asked myself after I watched the LG advert by SuperHeroes Amsterdam online.
Summer started out so promising -- the lazy mornings, long days without the burdens of school and homework, sports and driving. But as the months passed, the honeymoon began to wane.
It's recently come to my attention that not all of your "friends" or BFFs, bros, sisters or whomever understand that pranks, embarrassing toasts and simply being contemptible is just not cool or appropriate at a wedding.
How can you tell when a prank has gone too far and strayed into bullying territory? Are high jinks and teasing just a natural, innocuous part of life, or can poking fun at others do real, lasting harm?
While they come across as arcane now, the DeMoulin Brothers catalogs are an extraordinary spyglass into a little known part of our past. Selected for my book are 100+ of my favorite pages from thirteen DeMoulin prank catalogs printed from 1897 to 1930.
When I was 13, I was crushed to discover that I was apparently now too old for trick-or-treating. Naturally I did not go quietly.
After polling this year's crop of amusing falsities, we present the finest "news" stories in music for this first day of April 2011:
My inner prankster took a hiatus, finally revived last April when I found myself working amidst fellow jokesters. We worked together, and against one another, to devise several office pranks that would make Jim Halpert proud.
Even as I appreciate my friends' benign aims, it seems rather tasteless to jest like this on a holiday in which Jews were - and, sadly, still are - frequently the victims of violent acts.
"Little Billy's Letters" is a collection of my prank letters written in the guise of a child (that would be the titular "Billy") to government officials, teen stars, serial killers, religious leaders and many others.
Here's a question to the country with the highest incarceration rate in the world: how do we turn tax-consuming inmates into tax paying, law-abiding citizens?
Close to a million New Yorkers woke up to a Post story about climate change, which turned out to be an elaborate prank edition engineered by a culture-jamming duo known as the Yes Men.
On the heels of a new documentary comes the Yes Men's latest effort, a fake New York Post trumpeting the headline, "We're Screwed," on the issue of climate change.