“Fake news? This guy practically invented it!”

Charles Runnells, of The News-Press, writes about Andrea Marini’s film, ART OF THE PRANK, which is screening at the Bonita Springs International Film Festival in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm.

Skaggs Portofess photo & caption from News-Press

People talk about “fake news” like it’s something new.

It’s not.

Media prankster Joey Skaggs has been doing it since the 1960s — long before Facebook, Twitter and the so-called “fake news” crisis. He’s concocted all kinds of bizarre schemes to fool gullible news reporters and their unsuspecting audiences.

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