fakery


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The fakery row is the second to engulf Grylls, 39, who apologised to viewers in 2008 after it emerged that he stayed in a hotel rather than in the wild during filming for Channel 4's Born Survivor.
Seven of the smugglers including two women were foreigners, according to Jabbarkhel, who explained 115 people including 24 citizens of India, the Philippines, Africa, China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan were held in 67 instances of fakery.
13) Applying this dichotomy to Mahon would licence a reading under which early Mahon revels in the aesthetics of fakery and van Meegeren's mischief-making without sparing his self-pitying justifications, while the 'traditionalist' credentials of later Mahon deliver true sincerity at last amidst the 'pastiche paradise of the post-modern'.
Wild was not the first high-profile case of possible "frontier fakery.
A service centre advertises its fakery if fakery is what you think you want.
But what's weirdest about ``GG,'' and what actually gives the thing whatever interest it manages to generate, is how Soderbergh just tosses aside the double fakery of period re-creation and '40s movie imitation whenever the spirit moves him.
In contemporary science, for example, freak occurrences of colored hearing or tactile smell--dismissed as fakery for much of the twentieth century--have suddenly become the subjects of a booming industry in the fields of cognitive psychology and neurology.
In fact, the Chinese have perfected a system of fakery.
The title alerts us to the art of fakery (or the fakery of art).
While some have implored her not to lip-synch on her 2004 tour, they've been shouted down in chat rooms and on fan sites by others who prefer the fakery.
Actually, Groom seems to be after something even larger: following the example of today's leading advocates of non-originality, he wants to put fakery on equal footing with originality.