Eagle Semen: How I Quit My Short Career in Television

By Russ Pitts

with a foreword by Tom Merritt

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From the producer and head writer of TechTV’s “The Screen Savers” comes a live television memoir and the story of the infamous email that made the phrase “eagle semen” a Silicon Valley legend.

Set in the time of the “Dot Com Bubble” in turn of the Century San Francisco, EAGLE SEMEN is the bizarre true story of intrigue, excess, chaos and revenge from inside a start-up television network at the forefront of the internet technology revolution.


Now available for the first time as a downloadable eBook. With a new introduction, and a foreword by host of Daily Tech News Show (and former Executive Producer of thescreensavers.com), Tom Merritt.

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Russ Pitts is a veteran media producer and journalist, six-time Webby winning website editor; head writer and producer of TechTV’s “The Screen Savers“; producer and creator of Polygon’s “Press Reset” and “Human Angle” webseries; executive producer of “Zero Punctuation“; author of the book “How Video Games Are Made“; founder and President of Flying Saucer Media; co-founder and former Features Editor of Polygon.com; former Editor-in-Chief of The Escapist; and co-founder and President of the mental health education and advocacy non-profit TakeThis.org.