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Horace de Vere Cole

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Horace de Vere Cole

El búnquer

Programa 01x13. La biografia d'Horace de Vere Cole és la primera que no comença ni amb una família desestructurada, ni amb assetjament escolar. Horace era refinat, amb estudis, de classe alta, però amb una obsessió per les bromes. Un bromista compulsiu que va entrar en una dinàmica que li va desgraciar la vida.


21 Sep 2020

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219 - Horace de Vere Cole (the Original Prankster)

Do Go On

Born in the 1800s, Horace de Vere Cole lead a life full of pranks aiming "to prick the pompous and the vain", recorded live at the Wardrobe in Leeds, we hear about his greatest hits.Matt is performing his new show MONKEY HOUSE is on in HOBART on January 9th and 10th, BRISBANE March 10-15 and MELBOURNE March 26-April 19, find more details/get tickets here: https://mattstewartcomedy.com/gigs (use the code 'podcast' for a special listener discount)Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/Submit-a-TopicTwitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.comCheck out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatPrime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasREFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.thevintagenews.com/2019/04/20/horace-de-vere-cole/https://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/01/opinion/a-fool-there-was.htmlhttps://sniggle.net/cole.phphttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1088790/King-pranksters--uproarious-story-Prime-Minister-8217-s-brother-law.htmlhttp://ahistoryblog.com/2013/05/21/william-horace-de-vere-cole-1881-1936-a-man-of-few-parts/https://www.express.co.uk/expressyourself/228767/Privileged-prankster-who-died-pennilesshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreadnought_hoaxhttps://web.archive.org/web/20180509133131/http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/bunga-bunga-great-edwardian-dreadnought-hoax/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_de_Vere_Cole Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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1 Jan 2020

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#017 - Horace de Vere Cole

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Een rijke jongeman met een hart van hout. Dat wil zeggen, niet van goud. Hij was niet zo'n goede jongen. Of nou ja, hij haalde in ieder geval een heleboel rare dingen uit. Waar wij dan wel weer hartelijk om kunnen lachen. Pranklegende, inspiratie voor alle hedendaagse sensatievloggers, en eigenlijk best een grappige man. Horace de Vere Cole.


20 Sep 2019

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Episode 9 - Horace de Vere Cole and the Dreadnought Hoax (Part 2)

Big Bad Nonsense

Wherein Biscuit and Sock continue to explore the weird activities of notorious prankster Horace de Vere Cole. This time, the Royal Navy gets pranked by some jerks in blackface.Links:http://hoaxes.org/archive/permalink/dreadnought_hoax https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/02/07/dreadnought-hoax-virginia-woolf/ https://web.archive.org/web/20180509133131/http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/bunga-bunga-great-edwardian-dreadnought-hoax/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piltdown_Man https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Qqz6ekyOCU https://www.amazon.com/Dreadnought-Hoax-Adrian-Stephen/dp/0701127473Music used:Not Too Cray - Huma-Huma youtu.be/ED8ZDdInNtwNew Tires - Silent Partner youtu.be/VnUxw2as2YQdizzy by Joakim Karud @joakimkarudMusic promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/xseXbA2N6D0


22 Mar 2019

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Episode 8 - Horace de Vere Cole and the Zanzibar Hoax (Part 1)

Big Bad Nonsense

Wherein Biscuit and Sock discuss a bunch of university students dressing up in blackface and posing as Zanzibar royalty.Links:http://home.yowieocalypse.com/Sultan_of_Zanzibar/ https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000337/19301107/203/0010 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1088790/King-pranksters--uproarious-story-Prime-Minister-8217-s-brother-law.html https://shootingparrots.co.uk/2017/01/25/c-is-for-horace-de-vere-cole/ https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/the-sultan-of-zanzibar-by-martyn-downer-1932681.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNkn0CefH54Music used:Not Too Cray - Huma-Huma youtu.be/ED8ZDdInNtwNew Tires - Silent Partner youtu.be/VnUxw2as2YQdizzy by Joakim Karud @joakimkarudMusic promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/xseXbA2N6D0


10 Mar 2019

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Coffee With Jeff #164: Horace de Vere Cole

Coffee With Jeff

Imagine being born rich enough to spend your life fulfilling your passions … Now imagine your passion was practical jokes. There was a man in the early 20th century who only seemed to want to make people – including himself – laugh. He was a jester who delighted in poking fun of people who are full of themselves. Today, I have the story of Horace de Vere Cole and the Dreadnought hoax on the 164th episode of Sunday Morning Coffee with Jeff. Show notes and links: A Fool There Was – The New York Times (nytimes.com) Horace de Vere Cole, The Sultan of Pranks (youtube.com) Dreadnought hoax – the master piece of pranking (thevintagenews.com) Horace de Vere Cole – Wikipedia (wikipedia.org) Explained: The Zanzibar Hoax – YouTube (youtube.com) Explained: The Dreadnought Hoax – YouTube (youtube.com) The Bloomsbury Group: A Collection of Memoirs and Commentary (google.com) The Time Virginia Woolf Wore Blackface (newyorker.com) Tales of English Eccentrics – Tony Grumley-Grennan (google.com) ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★


18 Nov 2018

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Horace de Vere Cole and the Dreadnought Hoax

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Cole was a lifelong prankster, but none of his stunts could compare with his scheme to gain access to the HMS Dreadnought by getting his friends -- including Virginia Woolf -- to pretend they were Abyssinian royalty. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


10 May 2017