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Something Awful founder Richard “Lowtax” Kyanka dead at 45

Source: Boing Boing

Article note: SA was never a community that I had any interest in, but it sure did have a lot of influence, and created some memorable content. I do miss the era of people spinning and managing internet communities, it's all soulless corporate overlords and actual Nazis now.

Richard Kyanka, better-known as Lowtax, died yesterday at 45. Kyanka was the founder and longtime operator of Something Awful, the sprawling web forum from which much web culture emerged. The news was announced there in a thread that quickly grew to hundreds of pages of bullshit before being summarily locked by admins—the perfect tribute. — Read the rest

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