Caroline McCarthy: ‘The Vintage Allure of Fake Steve Jobs’

Caroline McCarthy:

Yeah, he’s funny. But take away the push-button publishing, the RSS feeds, and the post tagging, and look at the bigger picture: Fake Steve, as a concept, is downright old-school. Think about it. In a culture captivated — obsessed, even — by the antics of high society, an anonymous satirist starts publishing over-the-top missives purporting to be from an insider in that privileged niche.

(Via Anil Dash.)

Wednesday, 25 July 2007