The Encyclopedia of Misinformation

A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery
Product Number: EB00722550
Released: Apr 05, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781683352341
Publisher: Abrams Image
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Description

The Encyclopedia of Fakery is a compendium of misinformation, deception, and self-delusion throughout history. The lens is wide-fakery is examined in the context of science and advertising, humor and law, sports and video games. Entries span eclectic topics: Artificial Intelligence, Auto-Tune, Chilean Sea Bass, Clickbait, Cognitive Dissonance, Cryptids, False Flag Operations, Gaslighting, Gerrymandering, Kayfabe, Laugh Tracks, Milli Vanilli, P.T. Barnum, Photoshopping, Potemkin Villages, Rachel Dolezal, Strategery, Truthiness, and the Uncanny Valley. From A to Z, this is the definitive guide to how we are tricked, and how we trick ourselves.

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Author(s): Rex Sorgatz
Genre: Humor
Original Publish Date: Mar 27, 2018

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