Webtacular World Issue # 8 January 26, 2014

URGENT: The earlier version was posted in error. Please destroy all copies at your earliest convenience. Those responsible have been sacked. Mynd you, møøse bites Kan be pretti nasti… On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Kiev Protests
Why: Because this is one of the first defining protests articulating the variance in influence between the EU and Russia.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What:We’re # 51!
Why: Because it allows me to feel good about myself for not passing the bar.

TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (~30 min. with links)
What: The Mac Hits Its Dirty 30
Why: Because most of you are probably reading this on a Mac.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. and 3 min. watch)
What: Table Tennis! And Real Tennis!
Why: Because there is no football this week. Except this, but it barely counts.

FOOD THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Guy’s American Kitchen, Meet Your NY Times Review
Why: Because this is still one of my favorite reviews ever.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: You’re So Money, Baby
Why: Because this movie taught me all I know about how to be the bear I didn’t know I was.

TV THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. per episode watch)
What: The Greatest Event In Television History
Why: Because Paul Rudd and Adam Scott are hilarious.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. watch)
What: What’s The Story, Noel Gallagher?
Why: Because Oasis was huge, Noel still hates his brother.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. look)
What: Kiev On Fire
Why: Because see STORY OF THE WEEK.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Romeo’s homieos, Benvolio and Mercutio
Why: Because Wuthering Heights would have been bearable if Bronte wrote it like this.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Games Time Forgot
Why: Because they were influential in their own right, even though no one played them. Especially this one.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: This Is The News; Big Trouble In Little Atherton; I Works Good!; How I Wake Up Every Day
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Inline image 1

Why: Because (apparently) Brian deserves it, and Amazon hates me.

Webtacularly yours,

Brian
Managing Editor, Webtacular World
The Internet You Didn’t Know You Needed™

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