Webtacular World Issue # 97, October 11, 2015

Greetings Webtaculators! Did you know that if you pester us enough, you can be featured in this intro paragraph? It’s true! And with that, Webtacular World would like to wish a very webtacular birthday to Jan. That’s pronounced Yan, for some reason. Blame the Dutch. Anyway, on to the news!

STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Who Wants To Be The Speaker Of The House? Not Kevin.
Why: Because you don’t actually need to be a member of the House of Representatives to be it. check out the Craigslist ad.

ECONOMIC / LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: If Only There Was A Fantasy Draft For Lawsuits…
Why: Because two of the biggest weekly fantasy leagues have been selling you the fantasy that you can actually win.

TECH THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Time To Tweet Goodbye
Why: Because Twitter’s old/new CEO is back, and he’s cleaning house.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Protecting The Players
Why: Because these types of slides have to go.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. watch)
What: More Coen Brothers Movies, Please
Why: Because this movie looks excellent.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Pandora’s Box Of Ticket Sales
Why: Because Pandora bought Ticketfly to expand into live music events.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. look)
What: Airplanes Are Awesome
Why: Because the Blue Angels were in SF this weekend, and watching them perform is a treat.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (9 min. look)
What: Beep Boop Beep
Why: Because there’s a reason why you associate those sounds with video games.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: T-Rex Ninja Warrior; Dell > Jobs; This Is How You Google
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Halloween Costume
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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