Here’s a mashup of C-SPAN footage wherein the Pets.com sock puppet seeks a bailout for tech.
You already know this if you read our “Tech Bubble 1.0 Stars: Where Are They Now?,” but the Pets.com sock puppet has actually been a part of two bubbles — the turn-of-the-century tech bust as the Pets.com spokes-sock — and later, as the mascot for a subprime lender called BarNone.
All of which goes to prove the old adage: If the sock-puppet fits, get the hell out of the industry before you lose your shirt.
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