Greetings Webtaculators! February is just about the worst month ever. I’m glad it’s also the shortest. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Apparently People Care What Color A Dress Is
Why: Because this doesn’t really count as news, but 35 million page views are numbers that any business that’s in the business of selling advertising based on views (including any online news outlet) would kill for. News is dead. Also, the dress is white and gold, if anyone was wondering.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Keep It (Boxer) Brief
Why: Because boxer briefs are the best type of underwear a man could ask for.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Hooray For Net Neutrality
Why: Because this is wonderful news for anyone that isn’t a cable company.
COMEDY THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Everyone Hates Carrot Top
Why: Because even prop comics deserve some respect.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK ()
What: How Can They Play Hockey In 70 Degree Weather?
Why: Because watching hockey from the upper deck of the new 49ers Stadium was one of the strangest sporting events I have ever been to.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Live Long And Prosper \V/,
Why: Because Leonard Nimoy inspired millions through his portrayal of Spock.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: An Interview With Sufjan
Why: Because Illinois is still one of my favorite albums of all time.
ART THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. watch)
What: Banksy Strikes Again
Why: Because Banksy is still creating powerful, thought provoking art.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: New Dr. Seuss!
Why: Because I have no idea what kind of pet I should get, so I hope this will help me decide.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: All About Madden (Pt. 2)
Why: Because Madden remains one of the biggest video game franchises, so it’s probably a good thing to understand how the player ratings work.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: The Other Big Story; A Song About A Hobbit; SNL Gets Edgy
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Another Weekend Here
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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