There's nothing worse than a bad April Fool's Day prank. The old, "Mom, I'm pregnant" doesn't bring anyone joy. Now that we have the internet and the ante on Loki-esque antics has been upped SFR thought it would be super nice of us to collect and distribute some of our favorite pranks of the day.
Click any video on You Tube's homepage for April Fools Day fun. This one
, called "Hiss," might be my favorite, though the "Ninja Kitten
" is pretty sweet too.
Lawsuits are funny right? Only if you're a bit torrent tracker like The Pirate Bay
With a six hour lead England's Guardian newspaper
beat Asheville, NC's Mountain Xpress
to the joke. However, the Americans did it better!
Everyone knows Google likes to do silly jokes with their email
programs and homepage
but it's the image page
that really takes the cake today. Awww. Not really a joke but still pretty awesome. Bounce around Google's many sites and such for lots of fun times hidden here and there.
Slate offers a guide to steering clear
of media hoaxes. And remember, if you're gullible, might be a good day to stay off Facebook. Some of those status updates are sure to be bullshit.
If you're a fan of The Onion
and think April Fools Day if for amateurs check out this past episode of This American Life
where the radio show goes inside The Onion's newsroom to make up those hilarious stories.
Find anything else fun? Send it to me! Culture [at] sfreporter.com and I'll update this list throughout the day as fun things come my way.