The Best April Fools Day Pranks, Products and Stunts 2019
The spirit of April fools on parade did not disappoint this year, check out some of these dandies:
Jagermeister presents the "Jagerbong". Yeah! A gift box that helps you turn an old Jagermeister bottle into a bong. It includes a pipe, a lighter, eye drops, and a hackey sack.
Tom Brady thought it would be funny to join Twitter, pull a Gronk, and announce his retirement. Obviously, Brady was joking.
Chicago Bears unveiled new jerseys, featuring triple-digit numbers. They said they'd be wearing them in 2019 to celebrate their 100th season. They even had a news release, and some players to back them up.
There was a fake report that Billy Corgan was purchasing the name 'Nirvana' from Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Courtney Love, and Frances Bean Cobain for $1 billion.
Tool released some new sounds yesterday 37 minutes of crickets chirping. And the sound of crickets is all fans have heard from the band over the past 13 years.
Tinder's new "height verification" feature is fake.
Honda Canada announced a new "polite horn," where instead of honking, your horn makes a passive aggressive coughing sound.
McDonald's Australia posted a picture of the McPickle, which is basically a Big Mac with a bunch of pickles replacing the meat. But it may backfire because someone tweeted instructions on how to actually order it.
Popchips went edgier than expected and announced individually-wrapped chips that are, quote, "ridged for your pleasure."
The U.S. Open tweeted a Photoshopped picture of a cute dog serving as a tennis ball retriever for the next tournament.
Mova Globes announced a new flat globe for flat earthers.
T-Mobile went for irony, and announced a new line of phone booths, to let you talk in privacy even on busy streets.
McDonald's announced "Shake Sauce" -- little packets of shakes to dip your fries in. The comments are all people wishing it were real, so it's never good when people like your fake products more than your real ones.
SodaStream announced a new plan where you can add bubbles to your soda using your own bodily functions.
Hasbro played on the "millennials kill everything" cliché by announcing Mr. Potato Head has been replaced with Mr. Avocado Head.
Lockheed Martin announced a new fragrance called Vector, which smells like space.
Auntie Anne's lazily announced pretzel shop yoga with a picture of a woman sitting cross-legged, holding two pretzels.
Dippin' Dots announced a new roll-on deodorant but, unfortunately, it appears they only spent about 30 seconds on a truly terrible Photoshop job.
Starbucks announced Pupbucks, a store for dogs. The video they made for it isn't close to as funny as they think it is, but to each their own...