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 (Hardcover)

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 Cover Image
By Rex Sorgatz, Lorenzo Petrantoni (Illustrator)
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About the Author


Rex Sorgatz is a writer, designer, and technologist based in New York City. His previous incarnations include being the editor of a paranormal magazine, an early blogger, a contributing editor at Wired, an executive producer at msnbc.com, the founder of several startups, and part of a team awarded a Pulitzer Prize. His digital media consulting agency has worked with SNL, BuzzFeed, The Week, IFC, NBC, MLS, Mediaite, Newsweek, Rookie Mag, and more. His reflections on the intersection of media, technology, and culture have appeared around the internet, including New York and Backchannel.

Praise For…


“Occasional salty language and pop-culture references make this compendium of 300 short entries a delightful mix of high- and lowbrow.”

— Booklist

“In an era of “alternative facts,” Rex Sorgatz’s The Encyclopedia of Misinformation helps put things in perspective.”

— Fast Company

"Rex Sorgatz explains it all."

— Vanity Fair

"A practical guide to the nightmare mediascape in which we find ourselves."

— Paul Ford

"A book about Trump without mentioning Trump."

— Peter Kafka


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419729119
ISBN-10: 141972911X
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: March 27th, 2018
Pages: 256
Language: English