Laurel Touby Cracks the Whip at Press Conference

Remember when we first told you about the Mediabistro Circus, the upcoming technology-focused media conference that will feature such speaker/performers as WIRED editor-in-chief Chris Anderson and Google designer John Wiley? Well, we’re happy to report that Mediabistro.com’s Laurel Touby has taken our advice to sartorially embrace her role as ringmaster (off with the boa, on with the braid-trimmed cutaway jacket!). Below, she becomes one of the few people in history ever to have held a press conference whilst wearing a top hat: