It’s Friday, which means it’s time for your weekly dose of Links You Should Give a S#*t About. This week we’ve got tech, film, comedy, sports and the internet . . . essentially all of the best things in life (barring love, happiness, puppies, kittens . . . you get the idea). Happy browsing!
SPIELBERG’S GOOGLE HANGOUT
To promote his new film Lincoln, Steven Spielberg released a pre-trailer encouraging people to join him for a Google+ Hangout that was concluded by airing the first real trailer. In other words, the film world is trying new ways to harness social media and movie promotion is becoming increasingly, confusingly meta.
STORYTELLING ADVICE FROM UCB
Fast Company’s Co.create published a fantastic piece on the basics of telling a story about one of the founding members of Upright Citizens Brigade. It’s really worth a read.
GO DADDY BROKE THE INTERNET
In case you missed it, Go Daddy went down this week, taking millions of personal and business sites down with it. The whole thing raises major questions about much of the internet’s content existing in the same place.
THE BIGGEST IPHONE YET
Apple introduced the world to the iPhone 5 (and a bunch of other new products). Here’s a comprehensive guide of all the cool new gizmos.
FOOTBALL IS BACK
And they broke ratings records on Sunday night.