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51-Pranks Throughout History

51-Pranks Throughout History

Have you ever been made an April fool? In this episode, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and comic actress Nicole Keating get to the bottom of this folk holiday and its origins in Renaissance France. Find out the answers to...

Where does celebration of April 1 as April Fools’ Day come from?
What’s the purpose & significance of celebration?
What kinds of pranks have been pulled in history, and why?

Get duped by the white lions of the Tower of London and tales of statues descending from their pedestals in this prank-filled episode.
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