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Fake Steve Jobs penning TV series


Steve Jobs doesn’t seem like the type to plop down on the couch, slurp down a beer, and put in some serious time with the boob tube, but the Apple CEO could find himself tuning in to a new television project by Dan Lyons aka “Fake Steve Jobs.”

Lyons, now a Newsweek contributor, has teamed up with Larry Charles, director of “Borat” and “Religulous,” to develop a TV series called “iCon.” The show will air on cable channel Epix and is described as “a savage satire centering on a fictional Silicon Valley CEO whose ego is a study in power and greed.” No word on an air date for “iCon” yet or when you might be able to nab it off iTunes (or, maybe not).

Full story at New York Times.

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