Webtacular World Issue #20 April 20, 2014 Easter / 420 Special Edition (AKA He Is Risen Because He Is High)

Greetings Webtaculators! Lots to talk about today, mostly because it’s a double whammy of celebrations – one being theresurrection of mankind’s messiah, and the other being a day to get really really stoned for some reason, but also because of some other more somber happenings. So let’s get to it!

STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: One Year Of Boston Strong
Why: Because the Boston Marathon, which occurs tomorrow, will be a very different race than the ones before it.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Easter Has Economic Consequences; So Does 420
Why: Because although these two holidays are very different, money still ties them together.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. view)
What: Law Revue
Why: Because this annual competition between law schools was way more entertaining when I was actually still in school.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Weed Is Pretty Safe; Where Easter Eggs Come From
Why: Because both holidays cannot be looked at equally through a scientific lens.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK ()
What: The Sharks And The Warriors Are In The Playoffs, And The Giants Are Starting
Why: Because BEAT LA.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: 100 Best Animated Movies
Why: Because animated movies are often overlooked, but now you know which ones you should see.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: No Mas Años De Solidad
Why: Because Gabriel García Márquez was a literary genius, whether read in his native Spanish or any of the wonderful translations of his work.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. look)
What: Video Games As Fine Art
Why: Because sometimes lasers make mid- millennial paintings better.

EASTER THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: A Papal Message; A View Of Easter’s Importance; Hunky Jesus
Why: Because now you’re saved

WEED THINGS OF THE WEEK
What:Be Nice To Your Dealer; Another Weed Punned Article; Does It Even Matter Who Wins?
Why: I… uhh… forget.

PEEP THING OF THE WEEK
What: Peeps Are Delicious, So 100 Peeps Are 100x More Delicious; Shoot All The Peeps; Melt All The Peeps; Kill The Peeps
Why: Because Peeps.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Peeps, Obviously
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

BUT WHAT ABOUT PASSOVER THING OF THE WEEK?!?!?!?
What: Passover In 2 Minutes; No Gefilte Fish For You!; Quinoa Is Kosher; Easter Is Really Just Passover In Disguise
Why: Because I said so and I’m not going to answer any more questions; you had your opportunity to ask during Seder.

Webtacularly yours,

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

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