Topics :: hoax
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By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
An internet hoax that reports on a Tuscon, Arizona mass transit project with the racy and unfortunate (for some) acronym C.L.I.T.T. caught the eye of social media maven George Takei, and has local area officials up in arms.
By EDGE | Monday Feb 17, 2014
Long Island radio show hosts Steve Harper and Leeana Karlson of the Steve & Leeana Show have been suspended by radio station K-98.3 over a radio hoax concerning a homophobic mother’s response to her son’s invitation to a fictitious 7-year-old’s birthday
By EDGE | Sunday Feb 16, 2014
Long Island radio personalities Steve Harper and Leena Karlson apologized Friday for perpetrating a hoax about a seven-year-old birthday party invitation and a fabricated homophobic response written by a bogus parent.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 9, 2013
Officials from a New Jersey restaurant announced via Facebook that the lesbian waitress who allegedly lied that a family left her an anti-gay note in lieu of a tip, is no longer in their employ.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 6, 2013
A local newspaper reports that Dayna Morales, who alleged she was denied a tip because she is gay and was instead left with a hateful note, may have not donated the money she was given because of the incident to a veterans group, like she promised.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
Dayna Morales, the New Jersey waitress who made headlines last month after a customer allegedly left her an anti-gay note in lieu of a tip, has been suspended from her job pending an investigation in to the incident.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
Earlier this month an out New Jersey waitress made national headlines after a family allegedly left her an anti-gay note in lieu of a tip. Now, the family is speaking out about the incident, saying that they left a tip and actually supports LGBT rights.
By Pat Eaton-Robb | Friday Feb 1, 2013
The 22-year-old mastermind of the elaborate hoax that embarrassed Manti Te’o and left him looking gullible, spoke publicly for the first time in an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw for the "Dr. Phil Show," the first part of which aired Thursday.
Monday Jun 13, 2011
A new entry Sunday in a blog purportedly by a lesbian Syrian-American living in Damascus asserted that the entire saga was a hoax, supposedly written by a man.
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