From Fake Death to Fake Sperm Whales

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Jan 14, 2009
Faking things can be fun, but as the news story of Marcus Schrenker and his fake death make evident, sometimes faux can really be too low. On the other hand, if you keep it light, it can be a lot of fun, or an innovative attribute to use for promotions.

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