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April Fools' Day

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  • An April Fool's prank Bieber fans will have to see to 'Believe'

     An April Fool's prank Bieber fans will have to see to 'Believe'
    A street artist and electronic musician said Tuesday that he clandestinely removed Justin Bieber's "Believe" CD in stores across Los Angeles and replaced them with fakes as part of an elaborate April Fool's Day stunt. The artist, who goes by the name...
  • California Powerball jackpot winner invokes 'luck of the Jedi'

    California Powerball jackpot winner invokes 'luck of the Jedi'
    A Northern Californian invoked the "luck of the Jedi" on Tuesday when he came forward to claim the $425.3-million Powerball jackpot he won after playing the lottery for 20 years. Wearing a shirt featuring the "Star Wars" character Yoda with the words...
  • April Fools' Day winners: Sam Adams heliYum beer, 73-minute chicken roasting movie and more

    April Fools' Day winners: Sam Adams heliYum beer, 73-minute chicken roasting movie and more
    It's April Fools' Day -- a time to have a good laugh at someone else's expense. And a quick Internet search will tell you everyone is in on the fun.  Did you happen to see the 73-minute video of a chicken roasting on Netflix? Or Susan Feniger's...
  • April Fools' Day worse than pulled groin

    April Fools' Day worse than pulled groin
    Early yesterday morning, I played a pretty terrible April Fools’ Day prank on myself. Nursing a lingering groin pull, I accidentally applied Icy Hot to my nether region. Ouch. But hot-and-cold genitals were somehow less painful than the April...
  • Great white sharks in Chesapeake Bay: `Get used to it'

    Great white sharks in Chesapeake Bay: `Get used to it'
    A national shark institution is predicting something unsual this summer for Chesapeake Bay: An influx of great whites. Predictions based on modeling of past great white shark sightings off the coast of Virginia and recent confirmations of dolphins...
  • 'Hipsters love coffee' video: So every kid in Uganda can have a latte

    'Hipsters love coffee' video: So every kid in Uganda can have a latte
    A lot of people love their coffee, but few are as particular about their morning brew as hipsters. Or at least that's the idea behind the latest video called "Hipsters love coffee" by the comedy sketch group Nacho Punch.  In the coffee video, a...
  • Amazon unveils Fire TV video-streaming box with gaming features

    Amazon unveils Fire TV video-streaming box with gaming features
    As expected for some time, Amazon on Wednesday unveiled its Fire TV, an Internet video-streaming set-top box that will compete against the likes of Apple TV, Roku and Google Chromecast. Though Amazon was expected to announce a small dongle similar to...
  • Hello Kitty's newest friend is an egg named Gudetama

    Hello Kitty's newest friend is an egg named Gudetama
    The latest character to join the Sanrio family, the Japanese lifestyle brand behind Hello Kitty, isn't a cuddly animal, or even a living creature. It's an egg named Gudetama.  The company just released a short film (which can be seen below) featuring...
  • Lorde feels empowered when she wears menswear

    Lorde feels empowered when she wears menswear
    Singer-songwriter Lorde tells Fashion magazine that she feels empowered when she wears suits and other menswear, as she did when she performed in trousers and a white shirt at the Grammys. (But she wears a spangled Dolce & Gabbana dress on the mag's May...
  • John Lydon, Michelle Williams to tour with 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

    John Lydon, Michelle Williams to tour with 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
    It sounds a bit like an announcement that should've been made on April Fools' Day, but evidently it's no joke. A new production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” will tour the United States and Canada this summer with a truly odd cast of mixed-...
  • James Franco and the 17-year-old: Dishy dish or creepy PR stunt?

    James Franco and the 17-year-old: Dishy dish or creepy PR stunt?
    Wait, James Franco did what? With whom? Really? It's a story that sounds almost too perfectly dishy to be real. Gossips were abuzz Thursday after screen shots surfaced showing a Tuesday text conversation that allegedly occurred between the actor, 35,...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rake In this new episode, Keegan (Greg...