“This, man, I was just jerking myself off.” An FJM retrospective

The Classical has put together an extended interview with Ken Tremendous, dak, and Junior chronicling the history of Fire Joe Morgan.

My wife and I took a trip, I think, to Buenos Aires. And we were in the airport… we were getting on the plane and a guy came up to me and said, “Hey, I just want to tell you that I’m a big fan.” And I was like, “Oh, thank you.” And he said, “Yeah, I read the site all the time.” And I was like, “You’re not talking about the TV show The Office?” And that was the first time my wife was like, “What the fuck is going on?”

Lots of good stuff in there that I had forgotten about, including the famous superbike piece, which may or may not have been written by the guy who is now running the Pirates' minor league system.  The guys also talk about their interactions with the writers they skewered, making friends with Brandon McCarthy, and how tone on the internet changed such that near the end of their run they had trouble distinguishing satire.

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