this is why I do This Week in Startups…..

Amazing email I got… this is the stuff that motivates me (well, this
and buying the Knicks 🙂

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: a collect student
Date: Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 7:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Jason] TechCrunch50 finalist LocalBacon on TWiST at 1PM Pacific.
To: Jason Calacanis


I wanted to thank you for all you do. I have no idea what I want to do
with my career (junior at TKTKTKTKTKT State studying comp. sci and
thinking about aerospace engineering). I know that I don’t want to be
in retail all my life. Whenever I watch or listen to This Week in
Startups I think about taking my own route and it is always more
appealing than anything that is established before me. I know you
attract the ire of some in the tech world, but I wanted to give you my


By the way the Charlie Rose feel that you had with Peter Rojas and
Ryan Block was genius.

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