Sometimes when I'm feeling tired or crazy or nutso in the way that only an entrepreneur can understand, I take a photo of myself and put it on Facebook, so that other people can comment and tell me how beautiful I am.
As you may have seen, yesterday I published a plea on PandoDigest asking people to please help my good friend Paul Carr raise the money he needs to keep his award-winning publication, NSFWCRAP, going. I'm assuming you saw it because among the people I know, it's been the only thing people are talking about right now.
Just look at this selfie that I posted on Facebook the other day. I snapped it, then I looked at it, and said You know what? I'm just so damn cool. I just am. And the world needs to see this.
Well, kids, your big hero Sam Biddle has been smacked down again, this time by Farhad Manjoo of Slate who delivers a devastating critique of the Talentless Mr. Biddle. "Would You Just Look at All These Rich People!" is the headline, and the premise is that Valleywag could have been so great but instead has turned into…
In case anyone missed it, yesterday Nick Bilton in the NY Times did a vicious takedown on Sam Biddle. For all of you people who seem to think Mr. Biddle is a great "journalist" maybe you should see what people out here think of him. Which is, in a word, not much.