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Be Quick or Be Dead

"In fairness to my fellow writers, I was part of the hype machine. I retweeted the story before I had the chance to fully read it." How a fabricated story about Iron Maiden's love of music pirates became internet truth.
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Jan 17, 2014 - 23 comments

The Viking horned helmet myth

Contrary to popular belief, Vikings did not wear horned helmets, if the Viking Answer Lady is to be believed. Apparently, the whole kerfuffle was instigated at least in part by these guys.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Jun 6, 2006 - 28 comments

One way to throw an election...

One way to throw an election... that would be funny, if I didn't believe that some people out there would take it seriously.
posted by silusGROK on Nov 1, 2000 - 7 comments

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