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Fornicating Man Bats!


 











Does this story by author Matthew Goodman not sound extraordinary? It's about an account of an elaborate hoax in New York City in 1835. The New York Sun published an incredible tale about a telescope you could look through to see the moon with its waterfalls, fields of poppies, unicorns, and man-bats who erected temples and fornicated for all the world to see (hopefully not in the same day!). The birth of tabloid journalism in NYC!


 

Read more about author Matthew Goodman's search for the Great Moon Hoax here: http://tiny.cc/YAcEC.

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