The time has come, the coyote said…

Well, it’s that time of year again, and EC is packing his bags, stocking up on sunscreen, and humming to himself as he prepares for his annual vacation. But never fear, dear readers! In lieu of our daily posts here, we’ve scheduled a carefully curated series of repeats from the Hoaxtead Research vaults: we’re calling…

Hoaxtead Research: Three years on and going strong

We confess it’s hard to believe, but three years ago today, Scarlet Scoop hit “publish” on the very first post here at Hoaxtead Research. At 2,298 posts, nearly 1.3 million hits, and 94,000 comments from our readers, we’re going stronger than ever. Our goal, which we stated on the blog’s first birthday, is “to stand up and say…

Why we use fake names

Over the past three years, people who contribute to or comment on this blog have received a fair bit of flak over the fact that many of us prefer to use pseudonyms when we post here. We thought it might be useful to take a look back in time, to the heyday of HR’s namesake…

Happy New Year! from all of us at Hoaxtead Research

Each New Year brings us the chance to take stock of how far we’ve come, and offers a sense of renewed opportunity, of blank pages yet to be filled. We’re starting stronger than ever this year, with some very important victories under our belt, and more to come. We foresee exciting times ahead, as the…

A very Merry Christmas from Hoaxtead Research

Christmas is upon us, and we’re all off sharing the festive season with friends and family, so our posts may be a bit quite sporadic this week. We wish all our readers peace, joy, and all the best that the holiday has to offer! We hope that all of you (yes, even Debs) are able…

What happens after we win the war?

Yesterday we discussed the “end game” for various Hoaxtead mobsters—today it’s time to look at our own plans, as a blog and a community, for the time when the Hampstead SRA hoax is consigned to the dust-heap of history. One of our readers put it this way: Just a quick question for the community on…