Blast FROM the past

Wow… how cool is this?

While searching for, *ahem*, me, on the web (oh shut up! You do it too, ok?), I stumbled on someone who saved “Casualties of the Browser Wars“… which I wrote in 1999 for the now-defunct Internet Day news site.

I also scored a lot of design gigs over that article too. And, Oh… the death threats I got FROM Netscape fan(atic)s all over the world was awesome. They were coming in for weeks!!! :0)

Why? Because most Netscape nuts usually posted that “Best viewed with…” copout copy on their web pages, so even though I didn’t name names… they took it awful personal. The article was also picked up on Hypermart for business sites, and it was run more times than the Ricki Lake episode I was on (but let’s not bring up that can of worms, ok?).

So many people wanted to see me face-down in a puddle of blood in those days, ‘cuz I was so obnoxious. Good thing I’ve mellowed out over the years.

Gawd, 1999 feels like an eternity ago.

*sigh* I used to be somebody.

Really.

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