Looking for a new Fake Steve Jobs ...
August 6, 2007
· Posted by Greg Lloyd
Learning Fake Steve Jobs' real identity is about as much fun as learning that Santa Claus died on 6 September 1959 of pneumonia and complications from a stroke. Adopting an anonymous persona for for satiric or polemical rants has a long and honorable history, unlike the self-serving sock puppetery of some real life CEO's. The former FSJ takes a nice parting shot at Valleywag:
"One bright side is that at least I was busted by the Times and not
Valleywag. I really, really enjoyed seeing those guys keep guessing
wrong. For six months Dr. Evil and Mr. Bigglesworth put their big
brains together and couldn't come up with the answer. Guy from the
Times did it in a week. So much for the trope about smarty-pants
bloggers disrupting old media. Brilliant. My only regret is that we
didn't get a chance to see Bigglesworth take a few more swings and
misses." - Damn, I am so busted, yo
Good bye Squirrel Boy. So long My Little Pony, Goatberg, Scooter, Beastmaster Bill and all you Microtards. Farewell Al Gore of the Valley. Somehow I don't think we'll be reading much more of you on the pages of Forbes.com, If we do, I fear it will be in a different voice, even if it doesn't turn FSJ into Forbes' own John Dvorak. Any of you frigtards who posted your oh so clever "I am Fake Steve Jobs..." Spartacus references willing to step up and claim the FSJ title? Thought not. Namaste former Fake Steve ...