Monday, December 18, 2006



Here's something you don't see too often on eBay: an 1859 reprint of The Moon Hoax.

I got my start as a writer with a McSweeney's article (excerpted here at NPR) on this 1835 newspaper hoax, which had New Yorkers convinced for a brief but glorious time that there was a race of man-bats living in ruby pyramids on the moon.

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