By Peter Dawson, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Published 9:39 am CDT, Thursday, March 28, 2019 King's Biergarten in Pearland The popular food and beer spot decided to change its menu up for April Fool's Day by adding a Tex-Mex menu for the "holiday." King's Biergarten in Pearland The popular food and beer spot decided to change its menu up for April Fool's Day by adding a Tex-Mex menu for the "holiday." Photo: King's Biergarten Facebook Page Screenshot Photo: King's Biergarten Facebook Page Screenshot Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19 King's Biergarten in Pearland The popular food and beer spot decided to change its menu up for April Fool's Day by adding a Tex-Mex menu for the "holiday." King's Biergarten in Pearland The popular food and beer … [Read more...] about We won’t get fooled again…or will we? The best Houston and Texas April Fools Day pranks
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April 1 is the day when we see who's gullible and who's not. And, judging by The News' post about the Giant Inflatable Duck's return to Canalside, most people are quite gullible. Typically serious Buffalo-area businesses take this day every year - April Fools' Day - to concoct a fictional announcement their followers might believe is actually true. Others are so wildly inane that followers can do nothing but laugh, like the first entry, below. Here's what the creative minds of Buffalo businesses and institutions have come up with. Lewiston Police Department's feline foray What happened: By the nature of their species, cats get left out of the K-9 program at local police departments. But sometimes cost-cutting measures must be taken, and that's where the cats of Lewiston might shine. The Lewiston Police Department joked that they plan to install their Cat Cop Program, led by the noble Mr. Peebles, below, who has donned quite the formal cap. ... Depew Fire and Police both get silly What … [Read more...] about Buffalo’s best April Fools’ jokes: 2019 edition
Sarah Palin kicks off her "Real American Stories" series Thursday night at 10 on the Fox News Channel.Yes, April Fools' Day, a fact that will get the blogosphere cranking overtime.The show will present stories about people who have overcome adversity and more. The opener will about a Marine Medal of Honor recipient who died saving his comrades and a stockbroker who donates much of his fortune so underprivileged kids can go to college. There will also be appearances by Toby Keith, LL Cool J and former GE chairman Jack Welch.Word of the debut date comes as the network notched the most-watched quarter in its 14-year history, averaging 1.3 million viewers on a 24-hour basis and 2.32 in prime time.Palin will also soon be getting another series focusing on her beloved Alaska, which will be featured on TLC."Sarah Palin's Alaska" will be produced by Mark Burnett, the force behind "Survivor" and "Celebrity Apprentice," and is being described as being about Palin and her home state.The cost for … [Read more...] about Sarah Palin’s ‘Real American Stories’ on Fox News debuts on April Fools’ Day
It's back. Time marches on and April 1 has once again returned. So has the annual flood of (mostly questionable) brand pranks, hoaxes, and jokes that compete for attention and corporate good will. One company, however, has announced that enough is enough and that it's not going to jump into the feeding frenzy: Microsoft marketing chief Chris Capossela sent out a note to employees last week announcing that the company had decided against doing any public-facing stunts, because "data tells us these stunts have limited positive impact and can actually result in unwanted news cycles." Here's a list of corporate April Fool's Day pranks: Google maps has a history of introducing a feature or game for April Fools. This year? Snake. Google Assistant is spitting out random April Fools pranks from history if you ask about the "holiday." Google hasn't figured out how to let its Google Home devices talk to tulips. DJ Khaled isn't TikTok's new Chief Motivational Officer. Duolingo isn't going to … [Read more...] about It’s April Fools’ day, here’s a list of pranks and hoaxes.
Jacob Fisher Cincinnati Enquirer Published 12:06 PM EDT Apr 1, 2019 April Fools' Day is upon us. If you're a curmudgeon who hates fun, turn back now. These Cincinnati businesses embraced the spirit of the April 1 holiday and offered an array of convincing pranks on Facebook and Twitter. Here are the best ones we've seen so far: MadTree: Pouched Beer MadTree Brewing Co., a contender in the "Cincinnati's Favorite Beer" competition last month, announced its latest and greatest innovation on Twitter this morning: pouched beer. The brewery promises three "incredibly thick" flavors for its launch of the "Marsupial Milkshake" line: Crazy Koala Kolsch, Wild Wombat Wheat, and Hoppin' Kangaroo IPA. Taft's: Boozgurt Taft's Brewing Co., which won the "Cincinnati's Favorite Beer" competition last month with "Gavel Banger," has its sights on the dairy industry with its latest invention: boozgurt. Dubbed "the thicker liquor," boozgurt is supposedly a hard yogurt that … [Read more...] about April Fools’ Day 2019: Best pranks in Cincinnati