APPLE EMPLOYEE: My Lord, we have yet another batch of iPhone Apps for you to approve or deny.
STEVE JOBS: Very well.
APPLE EMPLOYEE: First on the list: an application that collects editorial cartoons from all the major newspapers and arranges them by topic.
STEVE JOBS: Mocking public figures violates our developer’s agreement. Denied.
APPLE EMPLOYEE: Second on the list: a well-known musician has created an app to allow his fans to listen to songs he’s currently working on.
STEVE JOBS: Modern musicians frequently resort to coarse and vulgar language. Denied.
APPLE EMPLOYEE: Third, we have an electronic reader for “Lady Chatterly’s Lover.”
STEVE JOBS: The artistic merit of that novel has been hotly debated, and it is ultimately erotica. Denied.
APPLE EMPLOYEE: Finally, we have yet another “Fart App” that–
STEVE JOBS: Approved.