April Fools' Day

Weed

What I Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan
4.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Mr. Avo Head' Is the Worst Branded April Fool's Stunt of the Year

"True to character, the healthy, hipster Mr. Avo Head will sport a man bun and well-groomed beard, trendy sneakers, skinny jeans and will be listening to all the latest beats."
River Donaghey
4.1.19
April Fools' Day

Welcome to April Fools Day, the Absolute Worst of Branded Fun

April Fools—like everything we used to hold dear to us—is now dominated by brands trying their hardest to insert themselves into daily life.
Joel Golby
4.1.19
politics

Turkish Chocolate Ad for April Fool's Day Accused of Encouraging Military Coup

According to some politicians, the ad is “an attempt to manipulate the psychology of 80 million people.”
Nick Rose
4.3.17
pranks

Down Goes Brown Grab Bag: Good Dogs, Expansion Draft Lists, and Pranks

In this April Fool's Day edition of the Grab Bag, Sean takes a look at how the NHL pranked their fans by releasing the expansion draft lists.
Sean McIndoe
3.31.17
vice shorts

Watch This Hilarious Short Film About Kids Exploding Their Teacher's Head

In 'Fools Day' a class of fourth graders make a crazy coffee concoction that ends up killing their teacher in a mind blowing explosion of guts and blood. They're left to clean up the mess and avoid getting caught by the D.A.R.E officer.
Jeffrey Bowers
4.8.16
WTF

The Overwhelming Consensus Is That the Hamburger Helper Mixtape Is Fire

An April Fool's Day prank by a company that basically makes seasoned boxed macaroni and cheese has taken over the rap world.
Wyatt Marshall
4.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

April Fools' Day Is Basically Banned in China Now

Chinese news agency Xinhua has asked people not to spread, listen to, or create rumors.
Helen Donahue
4.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Google's Latest April Fools Joke Was a Complete Disaster

Google introduced a "Mic Drop" button in Gmail that let users block all replies to an email. It did not go well.
Gabriella Lewis
4.1.16
Film

It's Not April Fool's Day | Insta of the Week

Do your best to avoid the token #prankster in your life for as many hours as possible.
Beckett Mufson
4.1.16
Facebook

An April Fools' Joke from 2007 Taught Me to Be Wary of the Internet for Life

It used to be a lot earlier to pull one over on the internet.
Caroline Moss
4.1.16
Stuff

We Asked an Advertising Expert How Brands Come Up with April Fools' Day Pranks

What genius process leads to ideas like "pug boots" and "the clip-on man bun"?
Bryony Stone
4.1.16
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