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San Jose Mercury News – Front Page
March 16, 2001:
Pink Slip Party hits the valley: Palo Alto recruiting event draws 1,050

San Jose Mercury News – Front Page
December 2, 2000:
Layoff Parties Draw a Crowd

The San Francisco Examiner – Front Page
August 8, 2000:
Where Parties are Made to be Crashed

San Jose Mercury News – Front Page
March 21, 2000:
Cover Story: Party Life.com
Syndicated in the SV Times, Business Times and Contra Costa Times

The Los Angeles Times – Front Page
December 25, 2000:
Cover Story: Dot-Com Parties Dry Up

sfGirl.com in Books

Book: Cheap Bastard’s Guide to San Francisco
By Karen Solomon
Published in 2007

Book: I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell
By Tucker Max
Published in 2009
(Tucker was one of our iGuy’s and writes about it in his NYT best seller!)

Book: Innovation in Human Resource Management: Tooling Up for the Talent Wars
By Alec Reed
Book published in 2001

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SF Weekly Award – Best of San Francisco Award
2001:
sfGirl.com Most Unlikely Social Event A Dot-Com Launch Party

Palo Alto Weekly
August 15, 2001:
The Party’s Over

San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Times
May 9, 2001:
Pink-slip Partiers Starting to Sober up

Spiegel Online – Germany
April 30, 2001:
Money First, People Second

Desert News
April 30, 2001:
Dot.com Boom Gone Bust in San Francisco

Telegraph – UK
April 1, 2001:
From Laid Back to Laid Off

NewMonday.com – Denmark
March 29, 2001:
Pink Slip Party, feest voor ontslagen werknemers van internetbedrijven

New York Times
March 26, 2001:
As New Economy Cools, San Francisco Quivers

Financial Times
March 16, 2001:
Partygoers Scoff at Slowdown

National Post – Canada
March 15, 2001:
Silicon Valley workers pink slipped for first time at 30

San Francisco Chronicle
March 7, 2001:
Think Pink Slip: Layoff parties to come to Silicon Valley

San Jose Mercury News
February 23, 2001:
What a Difference a Year Makes

The Guardian – London
January 29, 2001:
Pink slip parties cure dot.com blues in San Francisco

San Francisco Business Times
January 26, 2001:
Industry Wrapups

The Guardian – London
January 25, 2001:
Partying in the Pink

Iconocast Newsletter
January 18, 2001:
The Jacobyte

BBC
January 15, 2001:
Sacked? Then party on!

Contra Costa Times
January 12, 2001:
A ‘job fair’ for dot-com displaced

Computer World
January 8, 2001:
Former Dot Com Workers Find Slow Start in New Year

Reuters
December 30, 2000:
New Economy Gets Old Ironic Twist Amid Tech Slide

SF Gate
December 11, 2000:
The Party’s Over Party On, San Francisco

CNET
December 7, 2000:
Dotcommers going from laid off to lounge lizard
Syndicated on Yahoo News

Forbes
November 29, 2000
Party Scene Fizzles With The Internet

The Industry Standard
November 28, 2000:
Tchotchkes on the Block

San Francisco Business Times
November 20, 2000:
Talk of the Town: End of Internet bubble fails to pop the Internet bauble

The Scotsman
August 16, 2000:
Net Gains

KTVU “Mornings on 2”
August 14, 2000:
Interviewed and profiled on “Mornings on 2”

Alta Vista: The Chill
August 1, 2000:
Crashing With ‘sfGirl’

Mademoiselle
August, 2000:
Meet the E-Divas! pg. 84

The San Francisco Bay Guardian
July 26, 2000:
Best of the Bay Award: Best Place to Find a Dot-Com Party

San Jose Mercury News
July 7, 2000:
Swing Shift

SOMA Magazine
July, 2000:
The Dot-Com Party
Vol 14.5 pg. 39

SFWeekly
May 17, 2000:
Best of San Francisco Award: Best Place to Drink for Free

SFWeekly
May 10, 2000:
Less Than Seven Zeroes: The dot-com party circuit’s dirty little secret

Industry Standard
May 1, 2000:
Party’s Over

Salon.com
April 25, 2000:
Dot-Com Party Madness

USA Today
April 20, 2000:
Leaving their Hearts and the Soul of a City

Salon.com
April 11, 2000:
Clueless in Gotham

The New York Times
April 10, 2000:
For Women in Silicon Valley, It Seems Like Strikeout.com

San Jose Mercury News
December 26, 2000:
Even Breakup Girl gets dumped

Entrepreneur Magazine
November 20, 2000:
Digital Divide?
You’ve heard about the mudslinging between the Valley and the Alley. Now hear the truth.

Wired
November 9, 2000:
On Crashing Parties at Comdex

Valleyjobs.com
August 19, 2000:
Survival of the Fittest: Job Security in the Internet World Industry

Standard
April 17, 2000:
Quoted

sfGirl.com Pink Slip Parties – Network News Coverage

6 News Midday
WCNC-TV CH 36 (NBC) Television Charlotte
03/16/2001 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Estimated Audience: 26,404

NBC 7/39 Today
KNSD-TV CH 39 (NBC) Television San Diego
03/16/2001 5:00 – 7:00 am
Estimated Audience: 24,888

Business Center
CNBC Cable National
03/15/2001 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Estimated Audience: 282,540

CBS 4 News At 5:30
WFOR-TV CH 4 (CBS) Television Miami/Ft. Lauderdale
03/15/2001 5:30 – 6:00 pm
Estimated Audience: 77,991

CNET Radio Early PM
CNET Radio Network National Radio National
03/15/2001 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Eyewitness News
KPIX-TV CH 5 (CBS) Television San Francisco
03/15/2001 5:00 – 7:00 am
Estimated Audience: 53,125

Your News This Morning
KMOV-TV CH 4 (CBS) Television St. Louis
03/15/2001 6:00 – 7:00 am
Estimated Audience: 52,816

Channel 5 Eyewitness News
KPIX-TV CH 5 (CBS) Television San Francisco
03/14/2001 11:00 – 11:30 pm
Estimated Audience: 126,490

The Ten O’Clock News
KTVU-TV CH 2 (FOX) Television San Francisco
03/14/2001 10:00 – 11:00 pm
Estimated Audience: 293,416

ABC 7 Morning News
KGO-TV CH 7 (ABC) Television San Francisco
03/14/2001 5:00 – 7:00 am
Estimated Audience: 50,127
Newsradio 780
WBBM-AM 780 (CBS) Local Radio Chicago
03/09/2001 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Estimated Audience: 59,600

Eyewitness News
KPIX-TV CH 5 (CBS) Television San Francisco
03/09/2001 5:00 – 7:00 am
Estimated Audience: 53,125
Channel 5 Eyewitness News
KPIX-TV CH 5 (CBS) Television San Francisco
03/08/2001 11:00 – 11:30 pm
Estimated Audience: 126,490

ABC 7 News At 11:00
KGO-TV CH 7 (ABC) Television San Francisco
03/08/2001 11:00 – 11:30 pm
Estimated Audience: 173,804

The Six O’Clock News
KTVU-TV CH 2 (FOX) Television San Francisco
03/08/2001 6:00 – 6:30 pm
Estimated Audience: 93,769