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Joey Skaggs on The Homer Fink Show

Filed under: Art Pranks, Culture Jamming and Reality Hacking

From Homer Fink, publisher of the Brooklyn Heights Blog:

Joey Skaggs, Dog Meat SoupMy guest on this week”™s The Homer Fink Show (with Homer Fink) is legendary hoaxster Joey Skaggs. Over the last 40 years he”™s pulled off many notable culture jamming pranks – which the mainstream media reported as fact – including the Cathouse for Dogs, the Celebrity Sperm Bank, the Solomon Project and the Brooklyn Bridge Lottery. Read more about him at JoeySkaggs.com. He”™s also the publisher of [this blog] ArtofthePrank.com.

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Alanis Morissette “My Humps” video

Filed under: Parody, Satire

While we normally don’t consider run-of-the-mill pop music as being at the forefront of culture jamming, this effort by Canuck songstress Alanis Morissette defies that. Her take on the Black Eyed Peas’ “My Humps” and the bling and boobs culture it represents is beyond lampoon. It’s perfectly sublime.

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The Guy Who Sent a Midget Up to Bat

Filed under: Publicity Stunts


Bill Veeck knew he would go down in baseball history as the Guy Who Sent a Midget Up to Bat. But that didn”™t stop him from pulling off the greatest publicity stunt in the history of the game.

According to Veeck in his autobiography, Rhymes with Wreck, sending 3″™ 7″ Eddie Gaedel to the plate for his lowly St. Louis Browns was the ultimate punchline in day filled with entertainment and just plain weirdness. (more…)