Google updates Charles Johnson’s photo to February 2010. He was wearing makeup.

Just when we thought the benign mockery of Charles Johnson had faded into a mildly amusing reverie, Ms. Lucy Dynamite comes through with some new entertainment.

In case @Lucy_Dynamite gets bumped off & sent to #TwitterGulag for cake & beer and Twitter sanitizes her Tweet, here’s an unadulterated screencap.

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See that? Diary of Daedalus beat out Wikipedia for the win! But wait! There’s more!

Here’s an enlarged screencap. Note what happens if you hover your mouse over the image…

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Clicking on the image sends you to a collection of Diary of Daedalus posts, and if you scroll down, you find the source of the Google image – a retrospective of the infamous “Night of Long Knives” AKA

The 10th Anniversary of Charles Johnson’s Famous On-Line Meltdown

The image that Google chose is a screencap from his interview on “Dangerous Minds” that aired on February 28, 2010.  Johnson was approaching 58 years old and wearing pancake (heh) makeup. Now he’s pushing 64 and still won’t update his gravatar image, and we all know why. He wants to look like this forever:

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I think we should let him.

[h/t ISTE]


P.S. This is kinda fun, too [via Poteen].

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