Friday, August 08, 1997

@NY Ad - E-pub Chat Promo

THIS WEEK, our controversial debate on the meaning and commercial viability of Internet communities continues as Scott Kurnit, CEO of the Mining Company, follows up Viewpoints by @NY editor Tom Watson and Concrete Media chief Dan Pelson. Meanwhile, @NY's own online community gets more interactive. For six months, Courtney Pulitzer has partied hard as our cyber-gossip columnist. Now, thanks to some nifty technology, the party's coming to her. Tonight (Friday) from 8 to 9 p.m., Pulitzer will host the first-ever "live" edition of her must-read inside Silicon Alley column @The Scene. The chat room and its graphical interface have been provided courtesy of E-Pub, Inc., makers of communications and gaming technology, and an @NY advertiser ( The virtual @The Scene features a glamorous ballroom decorated with Pulitzer's trademark martini glasses. Courtney's first guest will be cyber-traveler Greg Elin, the man behind the upcoming Alley to Valley Rally, in which a band of hardy Silicon Alley folks will make a cross-country trip beginning Aug. 15 to see America's digital revolution first hand. (@NY is a co-sponsor of the Rally, and will sponsor the TeamNow vehicle with retailer CDnow featuring Courtney). The chat will take place at

Java compatible browser is required. So drop by and schmooze.

(Appeared originally in @The Scene in the @NY newsletter)