- Lay’s new cappuccino-flavored potato chips sound like a serious candidate for grossest food ever. [Bloomberg Businessweek, h/t @chaykak]
- Weird Al Yankovic, with recent spoofs like “Tacky” (to the tune of “Happy”), remains more popular than ever. Weird. [Flavorwire]
- Take a deep breath. Try to stay calm. Then see if you can manage to read this tasteless listicle on the Top 10 Artists Who Died During the First World War. [The Guardian]
- Carolina A. Miranda begins her Comic Con coverage by chatting with writer Douglas Wolk who’s responsible for “Judge Dredd: Mega City Two – City of Courts,” the L.A. update on the Judge Dredd comic series. [Los Angeles Times]
- Because there’s no art news today: This year, the cops reign in the open-air drug market at the Gathering of the Juggalos, just a little bit. [Village Voice]
- Rhizome is giving away money to artists (again)! If you apply for a $500 Internet Art Microgrant, all you need to do is submit a 150-word proposal and a sketch, even a doodle, of your project. [Rhizome]
- Rhizome continues its series of artist interviews, this time featuring Genevieve Belleveau. These are extensive. [Rhizome]
- Will daily newspaper publishing soon be relegated only to giants like New York Times? David Boardman, ex-executive editor of the Seattle Times, hopes so. He thinks newspapers should publish only once a week, making for “superb, in-depth, last-all-week Sunday (or better yet, Saturday) paper, a publication so big and rich and engaging that readers will devour it piece by piece over many days, and pay a good price for that pleasure.” People should make magazines. [Slog]
- An Air Algerie flight crashes.
I’m mad at planes.
— God (@TheTweetOfGod) July 24, 2014