Allison's public speaking appearances deal with new media and marketing, and engagements include Digital Life Design (DLD) conferences in Munich, Germany; at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and at Wharton business school on female entrepreneurs.
But you could be forgiven for thinking so, since everyone talks about her in the past tense.“Julia represented the industrialization of self-promotion,” said Jason Tanz, who profiled Ms. “People were going to start using the Internet as a personal branding platform, and Julia was one of the first to get there.”“I mean I met her like twice? Allison emerged as a favorite subject on the gossip blog. Allison’s new reality series, , Gawker hobbyhorse, TV talking head, and leader of her would-be business, Non Society, was once the poster girl for New York bloggers pursuing fame or infamy.
She sat—or rather whirled like a dervish—at the nexus of tech-world geekery (as she was nominally a “founder”), good old-fashioned media-baiting (she rose to her sort of fame after wearing a bustier made of condoms to a Gawker party full of journalists), and New York’s fizzy hangover from a decade of Carrie Bradshaw“I remember the first piece Gawker wrote about me.
It's making a living, and thus a life, out of it.
UPDATE: Regarding the hair, a tipster adds: Julia was broadcasting for some really random network from a soccer event at Hudson Terrace last night.
, actually began her career while in college as the dating columnist for the Georgetown University student paper.
“I did purchase perhaps every single dating self-help book on the market.
In 2004, Allison graduated from Georgetown University.
In addition to writing for Time Out New York, she had a monthly column in CO-ED Magazine and has written for a variety of magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Maxim, New York, Teen Vogue, Men's Health, Seventeen, and Capitol File.
In 2007, she joined Time Out New York as a columnist, a position held until the summer of 2009. She became a nationally syndicated technology columnist with Tribune Media Services She co-starred on one season of the Bravo reality show Miss Advised in 2012, and she has made occasional appearances on Fox Business's Happy Hour and Fox News' Red Eye show; and regular appearances as a commentator on Fox News segments, CNN's Reliable Sources, Headline News' Showbiz Tonight, and Glenn Beck news-commentary show.
about moving to NYC and taking on the persona of Carrie Bradshaw from the HBO series Sex and the City.
In 2006, Allison appeared in an episode of Elimidate.