Down by the Hipster went back on a previous promise not to out the identity of glamor blogger Guest of a Guest (turns out she’s Jenny Witherspoon, a Purdue grad who majored in environmental engineering) and posted a spot-on spoof interview with Steve Lewis, in which the nightlife guru rambles about his heyday in typical fashion. (“When I was running Life, I was doing everything, the door, the music, the design, making drinks, hailing cabs, blogging, the servers, and dancing.”)
Two posts that were not April Fool’s Day jokes: The Voice’s blog, Fork in the Road, is on a week’s hiatus for unknown reasons, and
Slate Salon publishes what author Alex Koppelman described as “a paean to the real Gordon Ramsay, the chef behind the facade. An ode to the Ramsay who isn't a total dick.” Um, gotcha?