April Fools’ Day is Dead: A List of Fake Articles that Weren’t True.

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on Apr 2, 2013
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Just about everything we published yesterday was balderdash.

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~ William Shakespeare.

The best humor is truth, as Emily Dickinson says, seen slantways. Hopefully we approached that! ~ ed.

Dear friends & community,

Yesterday was April Fools’ Day, also known as our annual remembering to have a frank, awake sense of humor about all we hold dear—particularly ourselves.

Below is the list of fictitious articles we published in honor of the day.

All of these were fake. Not real:

Competitive Yoga to Be Added to 2020 Summer Olympics Games. ~ Josie Huang

J.K. Rowling to Release New Harry Potter Novel.

Lululemon’s 100% non-Sheer Leather Yoga Pants.

Whole Foods to go green—and risk losing 90% of its customers.

Big News. This year, our 10th, will be my last with elephant.

Introducing Gmail Blue: A Revolutionary Emailing Experience for the 21st Century.

Elephant to Publish Magazine Again.

Apple Announces the iPad Micro Mini.

BLM pulls Burning Man’s permit; future in question.

Victory for We the People! Senate passes GMO & Fracking review bills.

Google Nose: Smelling is Believing.

Is yoga ready for a (tasteful) porn star?

Apples May Hold the Key to Anti-Aging.

Gary Busey to Launch “Hot Hobbit Yoga”—Stirring up yet Another Hot Yoga Legal Mess.

American Apparel’s latest edgy softcore fashion must-have: “assless tights.”

I’m engaged.


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