Articles Written by Joseph Gibson

Articles Written by Joseph Gibson

Joseph Gibson is a freelance writer currently based in Austin, TX. His main interests are movies, music, books, and other things you can watch, read, or listen to. Follow Joseph on Google+.


George R.R. Martin Makes $25M A Year, But Lives A Modest Life

George R.R. Martin Makes $25M A Year, But Lives A Modest Life

27 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Because of Game of Thrones' massive success, its famously large budgets, and Martin's own $65 million net worth, many are surprised to learn of the relatively average trappings of his two homes in Santa Fe.

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The Dream Jet, A Luxury Apartment Inside An Airplane, Costs $74,000 An Hour

The Dream Jet, A Luxury Apartment Inside An Airplane, Costs $74,000 An Hour

27 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Dream Jet takes its name from the fact that it's the jet of your dreams, yes, but also from its roots, inspired as it is by the 787 Dreamliner from Boeing.

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When Serena Williams Got Her First Million-Dollar Check, She Tried To Deposit It Via Drive-Thru

When Serena Williams Got Her First Million-Dollar Check, She Tried To Deposit It Via Drive-Thru

26 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Tennis star Serena Williams was so used to simply depositing checks at the drive thru of her local bank, she tried to do the same with her first seven-figure check.

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Colombia Seeks Help In Retrieving Sunken Treasure Worth Up To $10 Billion

Colombia Seeks Help In Retrieving Sunken Treasure Worth Up To $10 Billion

25 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Colombian government is preparing to retrieve the famous sunken San Jose treasure, and to do so they're accepting bids on investors who can help make that retrieval a reality.

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Meet Karina Garcia – The YouTube Star Who Earns Six Figures A Month Making "Slime Videos"

Meet Karina Garcia – The YouTube Star Who Earns Six Figures A Month Making "Slime Videos"

24 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The 'slime' craze has produced at least one bona fide star in Karina Garcia, a 23-year-old who, according to The New York Times, is making a consistent six figures a month churning out slime for her more than 5.7 million YouTube subscribers.

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Shaq Is Planning To Own 100 Krispy Kreme Stores

Shaq Is Planning To Own 100 Krispy Kreme Stores

22 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Shaq is the current owner of a single Krispy Kreme location in Atlanta, GA, but according to him, he wants to own a hundred, and is working on a plan to make it happen.

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Conor McGregor Was On Welfare In 2013. Next Month He'll Make $150 Million Fighting Floyd Mayweather.

Conor McGregor Was On Welfare In 2013. Next Month He'll Make $150 Million Fighting Floyd Mayweather.

21 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Only a few days before Conor McGregor's starmaking debut UFC fight against Marcus Brimage in 2013, he received a welfare check from the Irish government to the tune of $225.

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Chicago Cubs Fans Keep Uncashed World Series Betting Slips As Mementos, Saving Vegas More Than $100,000

Chicago Cubs Fans Keep Uncashed World Series Betting Slips As Mementos, Saving Vegas More Than $100,000

21 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

In some cases, more than 30 percent of winning Cubs World Series betting slips had not been cashed, most of them presumably being kept by sentimental Cubs fans instead.

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O.J. Simpson Has "A Good Chance" Of Getting Parole, And An NFL Pension Worth As Much As $5M

O.J. Simpson Has "A Good Chance" Of Getting Parole, And An NFL Pension Worth As Much As $5M

19 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

If Simpson does get parole and goes free in October, he will be entitled to his millions of dollars, and a bit more from a separate Screen Actors Guild, without having to pay a penny of it to the families of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman.

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Neil Armstrong's Moon Bag Expected To Get $4 Million At Auction

Neil Armstrong's Moon Bag Expected To Get $4 Million At Auction

18 Jul 2017 @ 7AM PDT

Armstrong's "Lunar Sample Return" bag more or less went missing after its contents were extracted in July of 1969, but it was eventually found in someone's garage.

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