Joey Skaggs - Quotes

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It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.

It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.

Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice. ---->>>

Most important to any fake story is a plausible, realistic edge with a satirical twist that is topical. ---->>>

But I learned first-hand how the news media operates by watching how they interpreted, changed, and misrepresented my intentions. ---->>>

It would make life much easier if I could have total faith and not question everything all the time, but I can't do it and I won't do it. ---->>>

When I create a false reality, I always try to create a plausible structure to help convince people. ---->>>

I learned more complex ways to manipulate the manipulators, to bring attention to issues about which I felt passionate. ---->>>

Most reporters who come to me get their stories directly from press releases. Very few do what one would consider to be their professional duty. ---->>>

My art became very public. ---->>>

The media's job is to question a premise. ---->>>

We function in a pack mentality. This is our tribe. And this is how we are exploited - sold a bill of goods and a household of products. ---->>>

Any journalist worth his or her salt wouldn't trust me. ---->>>

But my favorite work is always my next piece. ---->>>

I've always been a fine artist. ---->>>

If I'm successful in fooling a wire service, I don't really have to do anything else to promote the story. ---->>>

My challenge as a satirical artist is how to present ideas to people to enable them to question and reexamine their beliefs. My hope is, that my work provokes people to look at things in a new way. ---->>>

What do we believe? Why do we believe it? ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: United States
Occupation: Celebrity

Joey Skaggs (born 1945) is an American prankster who has organized numerous successful media pranks, hoaxes, and other presentations. Skaggs is one of the originators of the phenomenon known as culture jamming. Skaggs has used Kim Yung Soo, Joe Bones, Joseph Bonuso, Giuseppe Scaggioli, Dr. Joseph Gregor, and the Rev (wikipedia)