Welcome to the newest year of them all. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Revolt In The Ranks
Why: Because the officers’ current actions seem to imply that they do not understand that their respect is earned. Political speech has its place; the memorial service of one of their own is not one of them.
POLITICAL THING OF THE WEEK (1 min. read)
What: At Least The Speaker Will Still Have A Silent “H”
Why: Because John Boehner is being challenged by Louis Gohmert for his position in the House.
TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: CES 2015
Why: Because these are the technologies you will be able to afford in 3 years.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: Boo-Ya, In Requiem
Why: Because Stuart Scott broke through sports media in a way that made the reporters as big as the athletes themselves.
TV SHOW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: ABC Has Lost Its Mind
Why: Because musical fantasy TV shows only existed in my imagination, until tonight.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. listen)
What: Yeezy And Macca
Why: Because I guess Kanye just became bigger than the Beatles? Or at least got Paul to play backup on his song.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (20 min. look)
What: The Year In The White House
Why: Because the President sure shook a lot of hands this year.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Just Call Him Mark Zuckerbooks
Why: Because Mark Zuckerberg just created what might become the biggest book club in history.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: The Hype Train Is Already Here
Why: Because here are the games you should play next year, even though no one knows how good they are going to be.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Slooooooow Mooooootion; MacGyver Without Music; Firework
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: A House
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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