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April Fools’ Day Parade covered in The New Yorker

ABOVE & BEYOND: April Fools’ Day Parade, March 26, 2017 “Our satire knows no bounds,” the organizers of this annual parade of jesters promise, yet is there any target more rewarding for the modern satirist than the Commander-in-Chief? New York’s thirty-second April Fools’ Day Parade calls for

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Announcing the 32nd Annual New York April Fools’ Day Parade!

April Fools' Day Parade jester

New York City’s irreverent April Fools’ Day Parade returns, poking fun once again at the past year’s displays of hype, hypocrisy, deceit, bigotry, and downright foolishness. Nothing is sacred. Our satire knows no bounds. The parade this year, kicks off on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at noon,

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Andrea Marini’s ART OF THE PRANK wins Best Documentary at New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2017!

2017 NJFF 2017 Winner laurel

Art of the Prank takes home the Best Documentary award!

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ART OF THE PRANK wins Best Feature Documentary at Bonita Springs International Film Festival!

Art of the Prank, documentary film about artist Joey Skaggs by Andrea Marini, awarded top prize!

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Movie Review: ‘Art of the Prank’ doc looks at an anti-fake news pioneer

Art of the Prank teaser

Jay Lustig reviews Andrea Marini’s Art of the Prank movie for NJArts.net: Decades ahead of his time, Joey Skaggs started thinking about things like fake news and alternative facts — and doing something about it. His efforts are chronicled in the entertaining and enlightening documentary, “Art of

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Joey Skaggs è la dimostrazione che la post-verità è sempre esistita (Italian)

Joey Skaggs and Nello Barile, 2016

Nello Barile writes: “Joey Skaggs is proof that the post-truth has always existed”, Motherboard, January 26, 2017 …Skaggs, come si è visto, è il supremo trickster del Media Hoaxing. Un folle, un folletto o un joker post-situazionista che con la sua ironia ha creato assurdi pseudo-eventi per

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Movie Review: “Fake news? This guy practically invented it!”

Charles Runnells, of The News-Press, writes about Andrea Marini’s film, ART OF THE PRANK, screening at the Bonita Springs International Film Festival in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Sunday, January 29. People talk about “fake news” like it’s something new. It’s not. Media prankster Joey Skaggs has been doing it

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New Jersey Stage magazine covers ART OF THE PRANK!

New Jersey Stage magazine features interviews with Skaggs (p6) and Andrea Marini (p92) and reviews ART OF THE PRANK

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Join us for 2 January ART OF THE PRANK movie screenings–New Jersey & Florida

New Jersey Film Festival Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm Voorhees Hall #105 (Near the corner of George Street and Hamilton Street), 71 Hamilton Street/College Avenue Campus Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey Q&A to follow   Bonita Springs International Film Festival Sunday, January 29, 2017

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ART OF THE PRANK movie review from Santa Fe New Mexican


16th annual Santa Fe Film Festival: Review of select festival films, by Michael Abartemarco, Santa Fe New Mexican, December 9, 2016. ART OF THE PRANK, documentary, 82 minutes, not rated, 3.5 chiles. Branded as the godfather of the media hoax, artist and activist Joey Skaggs satirizes social

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