Dan Lyons is the next Valleywag

I'm excited to announce our next Valleywag: Dan Lyons, of Newsweek, Readwrite, and "Fake Steve Jobs" infamy, will be helming Valleywag.Gawker.com starting in January. Lyons is a bruiser, and returns from his self-inflicted exile from tech blogging when he's needed most, to preside over the implosion of one of late… » 11/20/14 9:21pm Yesterday 9:21pm

UCONN, FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, RACE RELATIONS, & THE ADMINISTRATION

Hello, I'd like to contribute, and continually update to you of the current situation at the University of Connecticut. There are a series of unfolding events that started with the night of September 29th, 2014. According to the Daily Campus, members of Alpha Kappa Alpha, a black sorority, were verbally accosted, and… » 11/20/14 10:30am Yesterday 10:30am

Noooo! Well, good for her.

The Verge can be very hit-and-miss, but they'll definitely benefit from having Nitasha on the team. Not sure what this means for Valleywag, though. Kevin Montgomery seems like Colin Jost doing the news updates on SNL. Nice guy, nothing bad about him, but just not someone who inspires much interest or loyalty. And… » 11/20/14 10:23am Yesterday 10:23am

Usually, I'm possibly more non-plussed about these attacks than I possibly should be, but this one is shaking me 'cause I know the neighborhood. When I was in Israel, the school I went to is in Har Nof. It's such a tight community that 3 of the dead are husbands of women attached to the school. This was the first time… » 11/18/14 2:17pm Tuesday 2:17pm