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Pseudonyms in the News: Fake Steve Jobs Outed

Allegedly Brad Stone

Brad Stone of the New York Times is a killjoy. Geez. Part of the joy of reading The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs is was thinking of him as Fake Steve Jobs, and nothing more. Sure, it’s all good that his employer was so delighted that FSJ is going to be hosted by them, now, but — Geez. Have you no sense of decent fun?

The next think you know, someone’s going to out the guy who plays Stephen Colbert.

The only good thing to come out of this is that the BBC has come out with the article, “How to mastermind a fake blog” and it is a very good thing.

Photo is the first person you get when you do a Google image search for “Brad Stone New York Times.” Hah.