Hippo Eats Dwarf

Hippo Eats Dwarf

A Field Guide to Hoaxes and Other B.S

Book - 2006
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Houghton
Can you grow a bonsai kitten? Should you stock up on dehydrated water? Is it easy to order human-flavored tofu? Or is this all just B.S.?

In a world of lip synching, breast implants, payola punditry, and staged reality shows, it's hard to know the real from the fake. Hippo Eats Dwarf is the essential field guide to today's Misinformation Age. Whether you're deciphering political doublespeak or trying to decide whether to forward that virus warning, hoaxpert Alex Boese provides the guidelines you need. For instance, Reality Rule 6.1: Just because you read it on the Internet doesn't make it true.

With case files, reality checks, definitions, and plenty of doctored photos, Hippo Eats Dwarf is an entertaining guide to life, death, eBay, and everything in between.



Baker & Taylor
A tongue-in-cheek field guide to the modern world's "Misinformation Age" exposes a wide range of hoaxes, from political doublespeak and virulent virus warnings to staged reality television and bonsai kittens, in a lighthearted guide that shares guidelines on how to spot a hoax. By the author of The Museum of Hoaxes. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Harcourt Publishing
Can you grow a bonsai kitten? Should you stock up on dehydrated water? Is it easy to order human-flavored tofu? Or is this all just B.S.?

In a world of lip synching, breast implants, payola punditry, and staged reality shows, it's hard to know the real from the fake. Hippo Eats Dwarf is the essential field guide to today's Misinformation Age. Whether you're deciphering political doublespeak or trying to decide whether to forward that virus warning, hoaxpert Alex Boese provides the guidelines you need. For instance, Reality Rule 6.1: Just because you read it on the Internet doesn't make it true.

With case files, reality checks, definitions, and plenty of doctored photos, Hippo Eats Dwarf is an entertaining guide to life, death, eBay, and everything in between.




Baker
& Taylor

A tongue-in-cheek field guide to the modern world's "Misinformation Age" exposes a wide range of hoaxes, from political doublespeak and virulent virus warnings to staged reality television and bonsai kittens, in a lighthearted guide that shares guidelines on how to spot a hoax.

Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, c2006
ISBN: 9780156030830
0156030837
Branch Call Number: 001.95 BOE
Characteristics: 278 p. :,ill., ports. ;,21 cm.

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