I'll even admit I was taken in by Lyons's artfully drawn fable, which made a point about the unseemliness of Think Secret blogger Nick Ciarelli agreeing to settle a lawsuit with Apple by shutting down his site. When a panicked reader pointed out the Fake Steve posts to me, I frantically IM'd my boss asking if we should cover the news. He tartly reminded me that Fake Steve Jobs was a parody blog. I felt foolish, but not angry. Creating suspension of disbelief is part of what great fiction is all about. Now I'm just wondering if I should've asked for Options for Christmas.