Valleywag Being Absorbed by Gawker

The Man Who Owens The Internet

Owen Thomas, managing editor of Valleywag, has confirmed that the infamous tech gossip blog is being folded into Gawker with Owen switching roles from editor to columnist. Here’s more on the changes at Gawker from Nick Denton.

Valleywag Launch Party

And now for a trip down memory lane, here’s my write-up and photos of the Valleywag launch party back in February 2006 when Nick Denton introduced us to a then unknown Nick Douglas, Valleywag’s first managing editor.

photos by Scott Beale

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale is the founder of Laughing Squid and is based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.