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Part one of a series on meaning, truth, intolerance and flying ashtrays.
The anosognosia series concludes with a reconsideration of the lemon-juice bank robber, and a diagram of cluelessness.
Is there a silver lining to anasognosia that makes existence palatable?
The series on anosognosia continues with an investigation into the condition's possible role in Woodrow Wilson's presidency.
The series on anosognosia continues with digressions into Surrealism, hysteria and Proust.
A ludicrously botched bank robbery leads to the question, Can you be too incompetent to understand just how incompetent you are?
Were the famous Dust Bowl photographs art, journalism, propaganda -- or all three?
The conclusion of the Depression-era photo-fakery series, with an account of a visit with the subject of "Migrant Mother."
In this sixth installment of the Depression-era photography series, Arthur Rothstein's explanation of the cow-skull photo.
In the fifth installment on Depression-era photography and photo-fakery, the focus is on Walker Evans.
An examination of Depression-era photography and photo-fakery continues, and includes Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Preston Sturges.
If Walker Evans moved furniture around to stage photos for "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men," did that constitute photo-fakery?
The second installment of an investigation into the matter of the famous depression-era cow-skull photo.
In the 1930s, a photo of a cow skull leads to charges of photo-fakery and involves FDR, the Farm Services Administration and an enormous amount of press.
Responses to reader comments on the essays about lying.
The seven lies revealed.
A conversation with Ricky Jay on the nature of deception and lies, from the Bible to P. T. Barnum.
How should the secretary of defense be remembered? As a public servant, hawk, technocrat, hero or all of the above?
Responses to reader comments about the Van Meegeren art forgery series, with new information.
What makes a work of art "great"? The final installment of a seven-part tale of the Nazi-era Vermeer forgeries of Han van Meegeren.