***UPDATED*** Looks like Google is back to normal now. The zombie attack or whatever it was is over. But in case you’re needing a bit of history, read below for a wee bit of snark.
Google Mail is down according to very recent reports and if you’re relying on it to get ANY work done today, might as well take an early powder and crack open the beverage of your choice. One does idly speculate if the fires in California have anything to do with this, but that would be irresponsible to say—could be any number of damn things from a melted server to the return of the UFOs from the seventh dimension to claim all the really good Scrabble players.