Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Dollar Shave Club’s Razor-Sharp Wit

I am still dubious on this particular online commerce concept, although this is perhaps one of the funnier commercials for a new start-up called Dollar Shave Club.

It has garnered a lot of attention (and some high-profile funding) so far, mostly for the clever CEO Michael Dubin hawking the service’s simple razor offer in the tone of the recently successful Old Spice ads.

Enjoy:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald