Greetings Webtaculators! Now that football is over, enjoy having your Sundays to do whatever you want. In my case, I went go-karting. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The Net Will Stay Neutral
Why: Because this is one of the most unexpected political moves in recent memory.
MEDICAL THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: R.I.P To The Father Of “The Pill”
Why: Because The Pill was one of the biggest gender equalizers in modern history.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Serial Continues
Why: Because Adnan Syed was granted an extremely rare right to file for appeal.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Left Shark (AKA Stage Right Shark)
Why: Because Left Shark was the best thing about the Super Bowl.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Original Movie Plots Just Died
Why: Because the live-action Sponge Bob movie made over $50 million this weekend.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Grammys Are A Joke
Why: Because any time a joke band (given, I love Tenacious D [SPOILERS? (WHO CARES)], but they are in no way representative of actual metal) wins an actual award, the award no longer deserves your attention. Also, a white person won best rap album again.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What:2 Kill 2 Mockingbirds: Mocking With A Vengeance
Why: Because one of the most celebrated authors of the 20th century is finally, and controversially, releasing her follow up novel.
GRAMMAR THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: This Article Is Definitely Not “Comprised Of” Anything
Why: Because it’s “comprises.” Now you know.
TV THING OF THE WEEK (1 min. read)
What: The Legend Of Zelda Might Be Returning To TV!?!?
Why: Because there was a show in the 80’s which was not too great. Also, Nintendo’s other forays into other types of media usually don’t work.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: So Long, Joystiq
Why: Because one of the premier gaming news websites is no more.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: In Mother Russia, The Car Parks You; I Am The Sour Prince; BattleBots Is Back
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Portable Pub
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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