Kale (2014, Fad)

According to the Arizona-based Elysian Fields Foundation (EFF) ┬áKale provides a natural cure for addiction. Incredibly, the UK government went so far as to prepare a programme of public information bulletins exhorting mass Kale production and the introduction of Kale stew in primary schools. Ongoing research concluded, however, that claims Kale can cure addiction are […]

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JFK’s Stomach (1962, Prank)

In the early years of his presidency an aid attempted to draw a picture of a cat on JFK’s stomach. The president was napping in the Oval Office and a plan was hatched to crawl in, lift his t-shirt and draw a cat in green Biro. The aid, however, was shot dead by an unnamed […]

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Croydon (1974, Capital City)

After the introduction of the three-day week Heath’s Conservative government feared civil unrest. Recently released cabinet papers show that plans had been made to switch the seat of national government to Croydon as a diversionary tactic. Heath himself had a piano installed in a basement room beneath the Whitgift Centre.

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