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.

March 14, 2005

Bukowski to Web: Drop Dead

A good friend of mine, Bill Lessard, has recently launched a blog called Son of Bukowski (Poetry for an illiterate, decadent civilization), whose content is inspired by the late great Charles Bukowski.

Check it out at:

Calling All Dot-Com Dropouts

A site called launched recently, and it's a refreshing alternative to the sad parade of schadenfreude-laden sites that dominated the landscape of the post-boom Web in recent years.

Run by John Wu, a San Francisco-based software engineer who once worked at, DotComDropout isn't a place to rant or wax nostalgic about old browsers, just a place where former employees can stay in touch. But Wu doesn't rule out using the site's blog feature as a place to run Web veteran's stories and other information.

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