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Paul Carr is, by process of elimination, a writer -- although he recently announced plans to launch a start-up backed by Tony Hsieh (Zappos) and Michael Arrington's CrunchFund.

For the first part of what he laughingly calls his "career", he edited various publications and founded numerous businesses with varying degrees of abysmal failure. After getting fired from every job he'd ever had -- including at least two where he was his own boss -- he realised it was easier to write about other people's success than to have any of his own.

That realisation lead him to write Bringing Nothing To The Party: True Confessions Of A New Media Whore, the bizarre story of his not-entirely-successful attempt to become a famous... See More

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