Inside The Cult Of Kibu

Inside The Cult Of Kibu

by Lori Gottlieb

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ISBN-13: 9781903985373
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Pages: 320

About the Author

Lori Gottlieb is the author of the best-selling memoir Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self and has written for a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Elle, Time, People, Mademoiselle, Redbook, CosmoGirl, Seventeen, Salon, and Slate. A former medical-school student at Stanford, she served as Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of the now defunct Kibu.com, a "digital hangout for teenage girls." Her most recent essay in The Industry Standard, an exposé of this experience, was nominated in 2001 for a National Magazine Award. She lives in Los Angeles. Jesse Jacobs is vice-president of content at IFILM, the Net's leading online film company. He has served as co-founder and director of the Yahoo! Internet Life Online Film Festival. His projects have been profiled in the New York Times and The Industry Standard, on "Good Morning America" and "The Today Show." He lives in Los Angeles.

What People are Saying About This

Stacy Horn

This smart and hilarious voyeur's view offers a seminal collection of voices ranging from the haunting to the absurd. Gottlieb and Jacobs expertly capture the comic--and tragic--theatrics of the New Economy.

Elizabeth Carlassare

An up-close and personal whirlwind tour. These irreverent insider tales are acerbic, compelling and right on target - and will keep you turning the pages.

Peter Guber

An intoxicating collective memoir of the American Dream gone wild, Inside the Cult of Kibu takes you through the looking glass for a one-of-a-kind tour of the New Economy's most eventful years and the personalities that fueled it. This intriguing group portrait of both the major and minor players is chock-full of insightful, hilarious and priceless anecdotes. A must-read for executives, business school professors, pop-culture enthusiasts, and Net-heads alike. It reads like a great novel. What's astonishing is that this story is true.

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