In Fall 2003, weekly satire-rag The Onion published ‘Mom Finds Out About Blog’:
MINNEAPOLIS, MN—In a turn of events the 30-year-old characterized as “horrifying,” Kevin Widmar announced Tuesday that his mother Lillian has discovered his weblog. In an e-mail sent to Widmar Monday, Lillian reported in large purple letters that she was “VERY EXCITED :)!!!” to find his “computer diary,” but was perplexed that he hadn’t mentioned it to her.
Unfortunately the rest of the article is offline but you might be able to find parts of it in Google.
Ah yes, I remember the day my dad stumbled upon my personal blog. Wow. That was fun. I figure my weblog screws up any presidential aspirations I’ve ever had – or maybe it will detail my struggle against the man. Yeah, right.