Why did I do it and why reveal the hoaxes now? My reasons for doing these hoaxes are two-fold: (1) I really wanted a blog that people would actually read; and (2) it’s kind of fun tricking people.
Interestingly, he also ran the popular blog Calico Cat (now defunct), which was linked on occasion from Wonkette. Michael sure knows how to self-promote. I have to give him props for realizing boobs equals traffic, but it’s a shame he’s not spending his time more constructively.