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Fake Steve Jobs (Dan Lyons) to write 'iCON' TV comedy

(NSFW Fake Steve accepting Crunchies award in 2008)

If you aren’t familiar with Fake Steve by now, go familiarize yourself.  Dan Lyons created the often hilarious and sometimes thoughtful persona while writing his comedic take on the options backdating issues following Steve Jobs a few years ago. Eventually, that writing made it to a book called Options.

The continued success of the blog, however, has drawn interest from the television community and Lyons has just signed a deal to bring his knowledge of the Valley tech and humor to a half-hour TV show.  The show will be co-written by Larry Charles of Seinfeld, Entourage, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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