I’m cleaning out the paper in my life and came across notes from my Internet Roast at SXSW 2000.
An email newsletter! Printed out! With exclamation marks! When I was working at start-up! with CEO!
Before Nick Denton and Valleywag, Michael Tchong’s newsletter Jacobyte offered an item about Seth Godin’s start-up before he was on book covers and 10,000 smackeroos for proof that you’d slept with a senior Internet exec.
Oh those balloon and ahi tuna- filled times when Time-Warner giving out Palm pilots to launch a, ahem, print magazine about the Internet.
Today, Nick might make you pay him to run the photos of your tryst.