Paul Carr

  • Paul Carr’s NSFW Corporation Has Officially Launched And There Is Much Rejoicing

    Paul Carr’s NSFW Corporation Has Officially Launched And There Is Much Rejoicing

    Paul Carr’s NSFW Corp has officially launched, bringing us all from the doldrums and despair of the Age of Pisces and into the majesty of the Age of Aquarius. The site, essentially the news of the day with jokes, launched a few months ago in beta and is now a 17-person strong comedy juggernaut putting out stories like “UK WORRIES ABOUT SPIRALLING COST OF FREE HEALTH CARE >>… Read More

  • Paul Carr’s NSFWCorp Web Publication Launches To Much Fanfare

    Paul Carr’s NSFWCorp Web Publication Launches To Much Fanfare

    Former TC’er Paul Carr’s latest venture, called NSFWCorp, has launched into private beta. It’s a weekly news magazine dubbed as the “the Economist as written by ‘The Daily Show’” and will be available for $26 a year or “two bucks a month.” What’s particularly interesting, however, is how the company is offering initial subscriptions… Read More

  • Paul Carr’s ‘The New Gambit’ Wants To Be ‘The Economist,’ But Funny (And Tablet-Only!)

    Paul Carr’s ‘The New Gambit’ Wants To Be ‘The Economist,’ But Funny (And Tablet-Only!)

    Here’s the one in which we figure out what Paul Carr’s startup will actually do;¬†Okay so it is a publication! Okay it’s a whole company focused on publishing only for tablets and e-readers! (Actually doesn’t a tablet count as an e-reader? Wasted thirty minutes having this discussion this morning …) Carr’s post-TechCrunch company, NSFW Corp, will shun… Read More

  • A List Of Things Paul Carr’s New Startup Isn’t

    A List Of Things Paul Carr’s New Startup Isn’t

    Apparently my former colleague and fellow Diet Coke fiend Paul Carr is founding a startup post-TechCrunch, instead of heading back to professional blog jockeying like the rest of us pixel-stained wretches. Yay Paul. So what on earth is it already? Well Carr himself told me that the startup is a media-play, traversing the intersection between old media and new media — “the third… Read More

  • TC50 Backstage: Ron Conway Defends his "Spray and Pray" Honor

    TC50 Backstage: Ron Conway Defends his "Spray and Pray" Honor

    This morning Jason Calacanis made a quip that Ron Conway is such a prolific angel investor that all presenting companies at TC50 were getting $50,000 just for walking on the same stage with him. Conway made a face, so Paul Carr and I grabbed him back stage and asked his thoughts on frequently being called a “Spray and Pray” investor. As evidence that he doesn’t invest in… Read More