I’ll be honest – since Valleywag merged with Gawker proper, it hasn’t been the same for me. I miss the good ol’ days when Owen’s crew was still running things.  Ryan’s OK, but there’s something lacking there, and up until now I’ve never been able to put my finger on it.image

I’m guessing that the lays somewhere between common sense and the ability to click on a link.

If you read these pages, you’ve already heard about the weird issue where the whole world thought ReadWriteWeb was Facebook, for whatever reason. Ryan Tate wrote it up at Valleywag the other day, and included a screenshot of the “stupid commentors” who thought RWW was Facebook.  The first image, still on the site, is from ReadWriteWeb author and buddy Frederic Lardinois poking a little fun: