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Author Sorgatz, Rex,
Title The encyclopedia of misinformation : a compendium of imitations, spoofs, delusions, simulations, counterfeits, impostors, illusions, confabulations, skullduggery, frauds, pseudoscience, propaganda, hoaxes, flimflam, pranks, hornswoggle, conspiracies & miscellaneous fakery / Rex Sorgatz ; Lorenzo Petrantoni, illustrator.
Imprint New York : Abrams, 2018.

Author Sorgatz, Rex,
Subject Common fallacies.
Alt Name Petrantoni, Lorenzo, 1970-
Description 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations
Summary Slingshotting through conspiracy theories, internet and popular culture, and perplexing psychological phenomena, this compendium illuminates deliriously diverse subjects: Artificial Intelligence, Auto-Tune, Chilean Sea Bass, Claques, Clickbait, Cognitive Dissonance, Cryptids, Dark Matter, False Flag Operations, Gaslighting, Gerrymandering, Kayfabe, Laugh Tracks, Milli Vanilli, Phantom Time Hypothesis, Photoshopping, Potemkin Villages, Rachel Dolezal, Strategery, Truthiness, and the Uncanny Valley. Encyclopedic in scope, but with an incisive voice tuned to these bedeviling times, this is the modern reference book to engage a world rife with artifice and deception.
ISBN 9781683352341 (electronic bk.)
1683352343 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9781419729119
Publisher # MWT12079021
OCLC # 1029500019
Additional Format Print version: Sorgatz, Rex. Encyclopedia of Misinformation : A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery. Cork : Abrams, 2018 9781419729119

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