Have you heard about the most tragic giant octopus attack of all time?
Well, the Staten Island Ferry Disaster occurred on Nov. 22, 1963, it killed 400 people, and oh yeah – it’s all fake.
According to the NY Post, artist Joe Reginella is responsible for an elaborate prank, claiming there is a museum on Staten Island in memory of a disaster, in which a massive octopus devoured a Staten Island Ferry.
Reginella’s hilarious con was made possible by way of a few sculptures, a website, a social media page, a mockumentary and pamphlets. Read more…