A man fishing on a San Diego pier successfully hooked a drone.
Singer Ryan Adams is recording covers of every song on Taylor Swift’s album 1989.
Stephen Colbert announced that his first Late Show guest would be George Clooney, then tweeted, “Could one of you let him know?”
Rapper Drake reunited with his co-stars from the teen soap Degrassi at a Toronto web-series premiere.
Bill Murray will reportedly appear in Paul Feig’s upcoming all-female Ghostbusters reboot.
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Instagram caught flak for temporarily blocking the popular hashtag #EDM (electronic dance music) because many people used it to share nude pics. But it’s not the app’s first bout with censorship:
Blocked in July to prevent nudity
Restricted in July to prevent hate speech
Blocked for being “too generic”
Blocked for containing the word sex
Fox’s next 24 reboot will not feature Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer.
An inmate escaped from a Norwegian island prison … via surfboard.
Despite three spin-off movies and a play in the works, J.K. Rowling says there won’t be a Harry Potter TV show.
Whole Foods was criticized for selling “asparagus water”–a.k.a. three stalks in a small bottle of water–for $6. A spokesperson later said it was a mistake.
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards dissed the Beatles’ beloved 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band:
‘Some people think it’s a genius album, but I think it’s a mishmash of rubbish.’
This appears in the August 24, 2015 issue of TIME.