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‘Fake Steve Jobs’ lands new gig skewering Silicon Valley for HBO

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Dan Lyons lambasted Steve Jobs and his fellow Silicon Valley cronies for years under the Fake Steve Jobs blog, but now after stints at Fortune, Newsweek and Hubspot, the tech writer will mock a new generation of startup wannabes and tech wackos as a writer for HBO’s hit comedy Silicon Valley.

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Fake Steve Signs Off (Again) With Harsh Words For Reporters

Fake Steve Signs Off (Again) With Harsh Words For Reporters

Dan Lyons, aka Fake Steve Jobs, with Tiffany (aka Bike Helmet Girl) and Veronica Belmont

Day Lyons, aka Fake Steve Jobs, has retired his online satirical column on news of Steve Jobs’ medical leave of absence. Lyons did this last time Jobs took medical leave, saying it was in bad taste to impersonate the CEO while he was sick.

This time around, Lyons has some harsh words for reporters who will inevitably pry into Jobs’ health:

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Apple Takes Action Against Parody Steve Jobs Twitter Account [Exclusive]

Apple Takes Action Against Parody Steve Jobs Twitter Account [Exclusive]

In a move that might well have Fake Steve quaking in his boots, Apple has just struck down the Twitter account of one of the growing number of tech parodists poking fun at Cupertino and its products.

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