O Come, All Ye Startups

A long time ago, I wrote tech parodies of Christmas songs and poems. While it started with The Night Before Demo, it continued with The Night before Christmas, and Working in a Startup Wonderland. This year, I bring you a darker take on venture capital. If you’re not familiar with the tune, start this video […]


Twas the Night Before Demo

This is an ancient post (2007!) from a long-defunct startup where I led the dev team. Since it’s about that time of year, I thought I would share here. I wrote the second stanza. Twas the night before demo and all through the chat the devs were heads-down churning code as they sat. The profiles […]


Working in a Startup Wonderland

As a sequel to last year’s T’was the Night Before Christmas: Cell phones ring are you listening on the web something’s missing No server in sight no one’s sleeping tonight working in a startup wonderland. Gone away are regular hours here to stay because it’s ours. We sing a new song and our hours are […]