Satirewire.com’s caustic site design critic Mr. Clickwell reviews the biggest sites on the Internet and finds their Web wardrobes (gasp!) wanting. From MSN (“Please, don’t bother breaking up Microsoft, just break up this Web site!”), to AOL (“Three words: Red, White, and Bloated”) to eBay (“This site is a bowling shirt come to life”), Mr. Clickwell spares no one. – The Standard reports New York’s Silicon Alley was in a tizzy last week after the New Yorker ran a hilarious piece called “My Fake Job,” in which former Letterman writer Rodney Rothman recounted his days of masquerading as an employee at an unnamed Manhattan dot-com consultancy.
Mr. Clickwell, Fake job
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