10 Mar '12, 2am

Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend

Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend

This article titled “Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend” was written by Paul Carr, for guardian.co.uk on Friday 9th March 2012 21.41 UTC This Saturday in Texas, things are going to get real. A little too real. “The Upgrade “, my memoir about how I spent almost five years living in hotels nearly killing myself with alcohol, is coming out in paperback in the US and my publisher suggested that we launch the book in Austin. After all, this weekend marks the start of the South By Southwest Interactive conference and, not only will the town be full of potential readers, but the book contains an entire chapter about how I made an idiot of myself at the event back in 2008. Perfect, right? Such a shame, then, that I had to decline. “The trouble is,” I explained to my publisher, “back in 2009 I vowed never to ret...

Full article: http://pursuitist.com/arts/want-to-see-online-success-tur...

Tweets

Like for reals? I want!!!! #obsessed #IrisVanHe...

solestruck.com 10 Mar '12, 8pm

Dutch fashion designer Iris Van Herpen started her own signature label in 2007 after completing an internship with the lat...

@shannonstacey @angelajames @jane_l @SmartBitch...

coach.com 11 Mar '12, 10pm

Traditional and understated: richly burnished cowhide, simply styled with minimal hardware. Hand-tacking at stress points ...

@RWHalf

runnersworld.com 12 Mar '12, 1pm

Saturday, October 20 – 5K, 10K, Kids Run Sunday, October 21 – Half Marathon Join the editors for a weekend of festivities ...

Wanted Book: Discovering Mathematics Textbook 2...

secondhandbooks.com.sg 09 Mar '12, 7am

1) Essential Clinical Anatomy by Keith L. Moore, Anne M.R. Agur, published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2006 2) Writ...

SEE and be SEEN!

lothianbuses.com 14 Mar '12, 9am

Road Safety is something we take very seriously at Lothian Buses. We are part of the 'Streets Ahead' organisation, along w...

TheBagLady> Accessorise for...the weekend: Is it just us, or have you been getting more calls on Frid... (#fashion)

TheBagLady> Accessorise for...the weekend: Is i...

thebaglady.tv 09 Mar '12, 5pm

Is it just us, or have you been getting more calls on Friday afternoon from your housemate who fancies a quick drink after...

@vicdan9 @gabitoju es un Té, por favor... ni que estuviesen hablando de una bebida de verdad: o

@vicdan9 @gabitoju es un Té, por favor... ni qu...

starbucks.com 16 Mar '12, 10pm

Some like a lighter coffee. Some prefer dark. The Starbucks Roast Spectrum sorts our coffees by three roast profiles. Use ...

New post: An Austin Running Buddy

New post: An Austin Running Buddy

mealsandmiles.com 09 Mar '12, 3pm

My Austin Running Buddy by Meghann on March 9, 2012 Good Morning! I tend to get a little giddy whenever I meet fellow runn...

Sold: Star Pub, Discovering Mathematics Text Bo...

secondhandbooks.com.sg 09 Mar '12, 8am

Hi, Welcome to my Second Hand Book Shop. When I have time I will update this section and tell you a bit more about me and ...

Korean products, can you turn me into one of the Wondergirls please

Korean products, can you turn me into one of th...

inibelogsaya.blogspot.com 12 Mar '12, 7am

Hello! I’ve been busy! And if you’ve been busy, you’d be glad to know that beauty products available online delivers good ...

Want To Win Big Nate’s Latest Book? Grab The iOS App And We’ll Tell You How!

Want To Win Big Nate’s Latest Book? Grab The iO...

nineoverten.com 13 Mar '12, 12am

Have you checked out the Big Nate app that we featured just recently? It’s probably one of the coolest comic strip creator...