Ostention can be broken down into three sub-categories - pseudo-ostension, proto-ostension and quasi-ostension.
What is pseudo-ostension?
Pseudo-ostension involves a hoax in which the perpetrator enacts a legend. For example, teenagers killing animals and creating occult symbols as fabricated evidence of satanic cult rituals.
Bill Ellis - Aliens Ghosts and Cults, legends we live. 2001.
what's this site about?
A card from Steve Jackson's 1995 Illuminati card game foreshadowing the event's of 9/11 by six years.