Joey Skaggs interview in the NY Daily News

Seasoned prankster Joey Skaggs chides rookie Zaida Pugh for unleashing crickets on packed D train: ‘You gotta realize there are consequences’

by Graham Rayman
New York Daily News
Sunday, September 4, 2016
 

Joey Skaggs

For the past 40 years, Joey Skaggs, 70, a New Yorker who now lives “somewhere in the south,” has conned the media into reporting fake stories as fact. (JOEY SKAGGS ARCHIVE)

As a prankster, Zaida Pugh — who terrified straphangers in August when she released live crickets on a packed subway train — is no more than a misguided rookie.

And Joey Skaggs should know.

For the past 40 years, Skaggs, 70, a New Yorker who now lives “somewhere in the south,” has conned the media into reporting fake stories as fact.

Read the whole story here.

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