When I was picking up my badge at the registration table at BarCampBlock on Saturday afternoon, free beer in hand, I ran into Terry Chay, the “ultimate social bee,” who flits around Web 2.0 events, tirelessly cross-pollinating, until everyone knows everyone. He immediately introduced me to Sarah Meyers, of Gawker Media (parent of Valleywag), and, with a wink and a smile, he quickly disappeared into the throng. I was left alone with the winsome Sarah and her video recording rig.
Now, I like a video camera as much as (if not more than) the average marketer. But this was Valleywag. Would I be skewered like the guy from Powerset (which I thought was hilarious when I watched it from the comfort of my office)?
Today, I found out. Here’s the post. And below are two screengrabs. How did I do? Comment there, here, or in Plaxo Pulse (if you’re in my business network) to let me know. From the screenshot, it looks like it was really sunny (or else I need way more sleep).
It could have been worse. What didn’t make it onto the web? A piece of pretzel flying out of my mouth. (Thanks, Sarah!)
Or me yelling, “Captain Morgan isn’t your friend!” (He really isn’t, after all.)