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Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue
By Ryan Holiday
Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue (2018) by Ryan Holiday is a detailed account of an extraordinary conspiracy led by Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire with a vendetta against a website that intruded on his personal life. Working with a clandestine legal team, Thiel spent nearly a decade developing a plan to take Gawker down and ultimately used Hogan, a washed-up wrestler who sued Gawker over a sex tape, as an instrument of revenge...