Vice documents all-time great Columbus prank

Andy Downing
Joshua Herald

When Joshua Herald conceived his epic April Fool's Day prank in 2016, he likely didn't envision that it would still be a point of discussion three years later.

And yet, here we are.

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, Herald's prank, for which he created a hyper-realistic (yet entirely fake) 10TV news report that pegged him as the center of a giant meth ring, will be the subject of a segment on

On Facebook, Herald said the news and culture organization visited Columbus in April to film an interview on the prank and its subsequent fallout (corporate lawyers were involved). Anticipating that some might believe his post addressing the Vice filming was yet another joke, Herald also wrote, "To address the FAQ: No, this is not a prank, ha."

Despite the legal wrangling, which was eventually resolved, Herald not only followed through on his promise to submit his resume to 10TV in the wake of the prank, but he also invited the network to his private Vice watch party.

No one can say he doesn't have a sense of humor, at least.

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