History of Hoaxes From urban legends to outright lies, humanity has an insatiable appetite for hoaxes. Mass hysteria can ensue when public hoaxes are perpetrated. We discuss why the incredible often seems quite credible.

Guest:

Alex Boese
*Author of, The Museum of Hoaxes
*Designer of www.museumofhoaxes.com
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History of Hoaxes

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History of Hoaxes

History of Hoaxes

History of Hoaxes

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From urban legends to outright lies, humanity has an insatiable appetite for hoaxes. Mass hysteria can ensue when public hoaxes are perpetrated. We discuss why the incredible often seems quite credible.

Guest:

Alex Boese
*Author of, The Museum of Hoaxes
*Designer of www.museumofhoaxes.com