"Hire People You Trust, Then Trust Them": Just one item on Seattle filmmaker and Stranger Film Genius Megan Griffiths's great list of 17 Things I Learned From Working on Other People’s Films.
Amazon Twitches: Amazon paid almost a billion dollars for Twitch, a company that "allows gamers to share a live feed of their gameplay." If you've ever sat on a couch next to someone playing a video game, you know how thrilling that can be.
More Like Soaking Man: The first day of Burning Man has been canceled due to rain. Many Burning Man attendees headed to Reno, instead.
Comics! They're Not Just for Poor People Anymore! A copy of Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman, sold for $3.2 million, making it the most valuable comic book ever.
Sympathy for the Devil: Over at HiLobrow, Jessamyn West plays devil's advocate for that roundly hated font, Comic Sans. West writes:
Downworthy: Facebook is reportedly going to crack down on clickbait headlines that force you to click through to find out what the headlines are actually about.
September 29th Will Be the Best Day of the Year: That's the day when Prince will release two new albums.
No BBQ for You: King Khan & BBQ Show has changed their name to Bad News Boys, because they were sued by a Berlin restaurant named "KING KHAN UND BBQ."
How Many Will Die on Meat Mountain? Arby's is now selling an off-menu sandwich called "Meat Mountain" for $10. According to Consumerist, it contains "2 chicken tenders; 1.5 oz. of roast turkey; 1.5 oz. of ham; 1 slice of Swiss cheese; 1.5 oz. of corned beef; 1.5 oz. brisket; 1.5 oz. of Angus steak; 1 slice of cheddar cheese; 1.5 oz. roast beef and 3 half-strips of bacon." Here's what it looks like:
This is Arby's Meat Mountain irl pic.twitter.com/JelB4IaiNm— Ashley Lutz (@AshleyLutz) August 25, 2014