“For a cautionary tale, everyone cites Paul Bradley Carr.”
– THE SUNDAY TIMES

Paul Bradley Carr is author of The Upgrade, Bringing Nothing To The Party, and Sober Is My New Drunk. His first novel, 1414º, will be published in October 2021.

He has also spent 20 years covering the dark side of Silicon Valley for publications including the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, Private Eye, PandoDaily, and Techcrunch. He was also founder and Editor in Chief of the infamous NSFWCORP in Las Vegas.

Paul was born in Dunfermline, Scotland and currently lives in San Francisco and Palm Springs, California.

Twitter: @paulbradleycarr

General questions: hello@paulbradleycarr.com
Media/publicity: Jess@MindBuckMedia.com

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“A testament to the virtues of debauchery… uproarious and brilliant.” – WIRED

“Utterly endearing. Completely addictive reading.” – PAPERBACK CHOICE, THE PRESS ASSOCIATION

“Carr has made a reputation as one of the feistiest writers on the beat. His [public] spats are legendary, as are his bust-ups with former employers.” – THE GUARDIAN

“The columnist [and] enfant terrible has been summarily sacked from practically every outfit he’s worked for, including companies he started.” – ZDNET

“Like James Bond, Paul symbolises a freedom man would sell his own sister to achieve.” – LOADED MAGAZINE

“There’s no denying that he’s an idiotic, irresponsible chancer – qualities that make him an unpredictable travel companion, but put his story-telling skills in first class.” – SCOTTISH DAILY RECORD

“The more things that go wrong for Paul, the better a writer he becomes. It’s like the grey goo that he feeds off.” MIKE BUTCHER, TECHCRUNCH

“Makes me want to vomit for all the right reasons.” – MIL MILLINGTON, AUTHOR, THINGS MY GIRLFRIEND AND I HAVE ARGUED ABOUT

“Just because Paul Carr is a raging asshole doesn’t mean he’s not right.”ADAM PENENBERG

“The most irritating and self-satisfyingly smug person I have ever met. Annoyingly, he is also the funniest.” ZOE MARGOLIS, AUTHOR, GIRL WITH A ONE TRACK MIND

“Commenting on Paul Carr is beneath my dignity. He’s absurd.” – MATT TAIBBI