STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. look / read)
What: The Saints Come Marching In
Why: Because not sainthood in the modern world is a changing process, and having two of them canonized at the same time also is a strong political statement.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Affirmative Inaction
Why: Because it is interesting to see how different to see how even though the ruling is technically correct, the dictum and dissents state wildly differing ideas on the overarching concern.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (30 min. read)
What: For The Last Time, Global Warming Is Real
Why: Because mitigation needs to happen if humanity wants to keep the status quo.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: How To Protest A Racist
Why: Because even with the Supreme Court turning the issue of race in America into an administrative one, it is obviously still a problem that isn’t going away any time soon.Or just do this.
TV THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: No Science Or Mystery, But Still An Awesome Show
Why: Because it proves that even bad TV can be made into a work of art.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: Hip Hop Has Lost Its Struggle
Why: Because when a musical genre born in protest becomes the most economically viable genre around, where else can it go?
MAP THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Baseball Borders
Why: Because I was born to hate the Dodgers.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Shakespeare Turns 450
Why: Because the Bard influenced more writing than your blog ever will.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: How About A House?
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
Managing Editor, Webtacular World
The Internet You Didn’t Know You Needed™