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by Jonathan Rothwell

[LINK] Horse_ebooks a mechanical Turk

Most of those questions will be answered today, starting at 10 A.M., at the Fitzroy Gallery, on the Lower East Side. There, the creators of the two accounts [horse_ebooks and Pronunciation Book], Jacob Bakkila and Thomas Bender, will prove that they are indeed human, appearing in a performance that is the final flourish in this suite of conceptual-art pieces, weaving together Horse_ebooks and Pronunciation Book. They will also launch the next installment of the project, a choose-your-own-adventure interactive-video piece called Bear Stearns Bravo.

It’s like learning that Father Christmas isn’t real. JK Rowling as Robert Galbraith has nothing on this.