Thursday, July 10, 2008

The ‘Fake’ Steve Jobs Is Giving Up Parody Blog - NYTimes.com

More on the retirement of FSJ

Mr. Lyons said that he had grown tired of his fictional creation, but mainly he was worried about making fun of a real person whose health has been a recent topic of speculation. (After a reporter for The New York Times asked about his lean appearance at a conference last month, Mr. Jobs said he was healthy.)

“I tried transitioning to other voices, like Jerry Yang’s, but it just didn’t work,” Mr. Lyons said, referring to the embattled Yahoo chief. “It seems clear that people reading the blog wanted to read Fake Steve or nothing.”

The ‘Fake’ Steve Jobs Is Giving Up Parody Blog - NYTimes.com

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