Welcome to another wonderful, wonderful day in Persephone-land. You sure look swell today.As usual, we’ve got a great slate of articles rolling off the press for you, but before we get to that, let’s talk lunch time poll.
As I sat down to write this last night, the Internet was just starting to buzz about Deadspin’s really excellent investigative piece into Manti Te’o and his tragically perfect, perfectly tragic deceased girlfriend, who it appears never really existed. I’m not usually one to recommend hanging out on Deadspin, but this is a very interesting piece on football, fame, and Catfishing. There’s surely more information yet to be revealed, but the story had me thinking about scams. I’m sort of fascinated by the psychology of someone pouring so much time and energy into pretending to be someone else, for no real gain.
Have you ever been caught up in a scam, Internet, Catfish, or otherwise?