Fake reporter pranks unsuspecting New Yorkers

Given the right suit, a mic, camera, and just enough cheese, anyone can be duped. Plus, ‘Mad Men’ designer’s new uniforms for McDonald’s, Google scaring bodybuilders on Venice Beach, Ann Curry reportedly out at ‘Today,’ and more.

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What do you think about Kim Kardashian announcing her candidacy for a Californian state senate seat? Are the early stages of granting Tim Tebow sainthood merely a publicity stunt on behalf of the Vatican? Will people tune in for the upcoming “Hunger Games” reality show? Those are just a few of the hard-hitting, not to mention completely false, curveballs posed to credulous New Yorkers by TV news reporter Mike Holland, also known as actor and comedian Dan Hodapp.

To answer a question posed to McDonald’s Canada about why fast food items look different in advertisements than in restaurants, marketing chief Hope Bagozzi, took cameras behind-the-scenes of a recent photo shoot to see how the fast feeder prepares its hamburgers for their close-up.

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