Mischief, thou artwork afoot.
The biggest leaders and geniuses in historical past have been mischief makers. They have been the courageous ladies who checked out how unfair the world was and stated, “I can do better than that.” They have been the stalwart males who noticed stupidity and requested, “Why do we have to do it that way?” And they have been the pleasant youngsters who ganged up on the neighborhood bully and hit him with moist noodles till he stated, “Uncle!”
Yes, historical past’s mischief makers had the braveness to level out that issues like slavery, international warming, and turtleneck sweaters are dangerous. And additionally they pulled off a number of the biggest hoaxes and sensible jokes of all time. Their achievements embrace the Boston Tea Party, the “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast of 1938, and the Cheese Whiz Disaster of 2008. In honor of them, we introduce The Pocket Guide to Mischief, the right addition to any prankster’s assortment, in addition to a fun-filled how-to for the budding troublemaker in all of us.
Bart King, a self-proclaimed “dabbler,” is concerned about video games, magic, present occasions, music, chess, historical past, literature, geography, journey, crime, science fiction, artwork, and virtually every thing else! The veteran of many water-balloon wars, he is twice gained the prized “Arrested Development” award from the New York Society of Amateur Psychologists. He earned a grasp’s diploma in historical past from Sonoma State University and has taught center faculty for the previous fifteen years.
Bart’s work has been featured in The Oregonian, The Portland Tribune, Chicago Parent, Family Fun journal and lots of different publications. He has additionally appeared on dozens of tv and radio packages together with the extensively syndicated “Bob and Tom Show.”
Not solely is Bart a wild and loopy boy, he is additionally the writer of the bestselling Big Book of Boy Stuff. Bart subsequently co-authored The Big Book of Girl Stuff together with his 5 sisters and 50 former college students. This title gained widespread acclaim.