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Razi Syed on ART OF THE PRANK for Bedford + Bowery

REEL PSYCHED: The Art of the Prank Unmasks Joey Skaggs, Father of Fake News by Razi Syed, Bedford + Bowery, September 28, 2017 In Art of the Prank, set to release on October 9, longtime New Yorker and media hoaxer Joey Skaggs is gearing up to pull

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ART OF THE PRANK movie is now available for public and private screenings!

Screen this hilarious film, meet Joey Skaggs, and learn how to shake up the world! To set up a screening for your community (individuals, schools, organizations, companies, clubs, and grass roots groups) visit: http://www.videoproject.com/Art-of-the-Prank-CS.html To bring the original anti-fake news pioneer Joey Skaggs with the film to

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ART OF THE PRANK is coming to a digital platform near you!

The Joey Skaggs movie Art of the Prank releases on iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Vimeo, Hoopla and Googleplay on October 9, 2017. The film is available to pre-order on iTunes now! From Shockya, September 18, 2017 In honor of director Andrea Marini’s documentary, ‘Art of the Prank,’ being

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Joey Skaggs to appear at “Atlas Obscura LIVE! Imposters”

Atlas Obscura Live! Imposters!

At least we hope it’s him! Special guests join the writers and editors of Atlas Obscura for a totally authentic variety show! Atlas Obscura LIVE! Imposters DATE Thursday, September 14, 2017 TIME 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.   WHERE 702 Union St. Brooklyn, New York, 11215  

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You are invited! ART OF THE PRANK is screening at SVA Theatre in New York City

Joey Skaggs is deeply honored that ART OF THE PRANK, Andrea Marini’s award winning documentary film about his life and work, has been selected to open the SVA Alumni Film and Animation Festival at the beautiful SVA Theatre on West 23rd Street in New York. The screening

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Atlas Obscura interviews Joey Skaggs about his 1992 Portofess

Joey Skaggs pedals his Portofess to the Democratic National Convention in 1992, from Joey Skaggs Archive

The Story of the ‘Portofess,’ the Prank Confessional Booth at the 1992 Democratic Convention, by Sarah Laskow, Atlas Obscura, July 14, 2017 Artist Joey Skaggs fooled everyone and pedaled off At 1992’s Democratic National Convention, a Dominican priest showed up on a tricycle. Attached to the back was

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The Jerusalem Post covers Art of the Prank

The Jerusalem Post, July 6, 2017

HOAXES, HARRISON AND ‘HARLOTS’, by Hannah Brown, July 6, 2017 In this era where the new way to tell someone “I disagree with you” is to accuse them of reporting “fake news,” it’s a good time to look at the life of one of the most famous

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ART OF THE PRANK Screens at the Design Film Festival!

ART OF THE PRANK screens at: The Design Film Festival in Kuldiga, Latvia June 3, 2017 at 23:00 (11:00 pm) Goldingen Knight Cinema Pils str. 5 Kuldiga, Latvia Stay tuned for an announcement about another screening this Fall at Cinema Kino Bize in Riga, Latvia

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Summer of Love? A blast from the past!

50 Years Ago: The Summer of Love Brings Pot, Protests and Psychedelic Rock to the East Village, by Frank Mastropolo, Bedford + Bowery, May 16, 2017 “As the hour grew late and working people around Tompkins Square Park began turning out the lights on Memorial Day 1967, police

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Apparently, laughing can get you into a lot of trouble…

Protestor arrested for laughing

Here’s a new Joey Skaggs article published in HuffPost: In the future, will farting get you 5 to 10?, by Joey Skaggs, HuffPost, May 4, 2017 Jurors on the case against Desiree Fairooz—a protestor who laughed out loud during a Senate hearing on Jeff Sessions’ Attorney General

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