Webtacular World Issue # 49, November 9, 2014

TIP OF THE WEEK (10 sec. read)
What: NEVER MOVE, EVER.
Why: Because it is the worst.

On to the news.

NEWS THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. watch)
What: A Different Kind Of Sweep
Why: Because I don’t think a whole lot of productive governing is going to happen in the next two years. But then again, when one party thinks the government already does too much, I guess people are going to be ok with that?

RADIO THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: RIP Click / Clack
Why: Because Tom Magliozzi was one half of my gateway drug into NPR, and Car Talk made long car rides enjoyable.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: You’re Working Too Hard, So Don’t
Why: Because even if you get caught, apparently it’s also a good time to quit.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: When The Law Doesn’t Work
Why: Because in a system that to laypeople means innocent until proven guilty there sure are a lot of innocent people who wind up in jail.

TECH THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: CNET, You’re Doing It Wrong
Why: Because I was pretty sure that a technology review company would understand that print was dead, but I guess long live print.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (whatever min. read)
What: BASKETBALL’S BACK! (I Guess)
Why: Because baseball is over, and I am sad.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: The Scorecese Of Trailers
Why: Because a good movie preview is often better than the movie itself. (For Inception BWWWAAAAAMP, click here.)

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Taylor Swift Even Breaks Up With Music Services
Why: Because although it has the veneer of “doing the right thing,” being the only artist of the year to go platinum might not make her argument quite as genuine.

FOOD THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: How To Make The Perfect Cheese Toastie
Why: Because the British come up with the twee-est names for things.

BARBER THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: Hair Whisperers
Why: Because knowing how to talk to your barber is really important.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Blizzard Unleashes A New IP
Why: Because the last new series Blizzard released was StarCraft, which was released 16 years ago.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Twee Case In Point; Too Many Cooks; What’s Your Dæmon?
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Fully Furnished Apartment
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s