Business 2.0: The New Instant Companies

Of course, "going after" bloggers can backfire because they can smell a desperate pitch a mile away. But have no fear: If you have the next hot product, they'll find you. That's what happened at Freebord, a skateboard company founded in 2001 that still has just five employees. In November, 36-year-old CEO Bayard Winthrop got an e-mail from a designer in New York asking about …

GoGo Paris

Sinatra might've been so over the loveliness of Paris, but maybe that's because he didn't have GoGo, the new free English-language monthly covering art, food, culture, and shopping in the City of Light. Started by veterans of the now defunct Paris Time Out, their debut issue features an interview with LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, lists his fave spots in Paris, and includes a top ten …

Rubikcubism

sixspace in LA June 11th-July 9th. via Boing Boing