Ghost Sites of the Web

Web 1.0 history, forgotten web celebrities, old web sites, commentary, and news by Steve Baldwin. Published erratically since 1996.

November 17, 2008

I Will Miss

I Will Miss ValleyWag.comIn its heyday, was the must-visit site for those benighted souls deeply interested in the flawed brilliance of Silicon Valley's enterepreneur class. From nothing, it built a dedicated viewership of some 1 million unique visitors per month, but that was not enough to sustain it, especially since it paid its writers a bounty for high-traffic posts that went viral. won't actually close down: it will be folded into but it will certainly lose much of its spice in the process. It's always a sad day when the Web loses an original voice.


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