April 20, 2024


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Richard ‘Lowtax’ Kyanka, founder of Anything Terrible and onetime king of the web goons, dead at 45

Richard ‘Lowtax’ Kyanka, the founder of Something Awful and a critical influence on features of present day world wide web culture, has died at the age of 45. The information was at first posted to Some thing Dreadful by longtime discussion board administrator Fragmaster, who was a individual good friend of Kyanka, and Motherboard managed to confirm with the Lee’s Summit Missouri police section that Kyanka died by suicide on November 9. 

“I guess I must preface this by stating this is just not a joke primarily because I am putting up for like the first time in 10 decades or a thing, but I received the undesirable information today right from Rich’s loved ones” wrote Fragmaster. “Lowtax has handed absent. I failed to inquire for details. I do not know specifics. I will not know what the present belief of Abundant here is. Not below to solution queries, I am sharing the information. I really despise to share this news. But there you go. Goonspeed golden manbaby 555s 2 heaven.”