Something Awful founder Richard Kyanka dies at 45 | Engadget

It's a mix of blog posts (including comedy and reviews), but it's best known for forums that had an outsized impact on internet culture. It even indirectly fostered 4chan Chris "Moot" Poole plugged 4chan on SA and was inundated with cat photos, including the legendary "I can haz cheezburger. Fragmaster didn't ask for details surrounding the death, but Kyanka's second wife later said the creator committed suicide. According to Kotaku, former Something Awful forum moderator Fragmaster has revealed that site founder Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka has died at 45. He was accused of domestic violence in 2020, and sold the site to administrator Jeffrey of YOSPOS in October that year. One of the more influential figures of the turn-of-the-millennium internet has died. Jeffrey would go on to ban Kyanka from his own site in March 2021.
One of the more influential figures of the turn-of-the-millennium internet has died. According to Kotaku, former Something Awful forum moderator Fragmaster has revealed that site founder Richard "Low… [+1222 chars]