Webtacular World Issue # 100!!!! November 1, 2015

Greetings Webtaculators! Welcome to the very first hundredth issue! We here at Webtacular World have done very few things 100 times, so this is a pretty awesome milestone. We would give you some stats, but our relative laziness prevented us from tracking anything important. Thanks for being part of this crazy experiment.

A few things before we get going- Brian was a Vengeful Lobster Fairy for Halloween this year.
lobster

Also, daylight saving time is over, so remember to roll back your clocks, and enjoy coming home in the dark. Onto the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: How Not To Host A Debate
Why: Because CNBC’s presentation of the Republican Presidential Candidate Debate was atrocious. However, some of the questions deemed “unfair” might not have been.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Maybe Regulation Doesn’t Kill Spending?
Why: Because even amidst the legal battle and uncertainty defining net neutrality, infrastructure spending by the largest companies involved is up.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Airbnb Vs. SF
Why: Because a lot of people are very concerned about the outcome of this vote.

HEALTH THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Bacon Causes Kinda Sorta Cancer
Why: Because I’m not going to stop eating bacon.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Grantland Is Dead
Why: Because this was one of the most influential sports / cultural websites for a number of years. Also, the Royals won the World Series. Which is cool, I guess.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. look)
What: Bond
Why: Because James Bond.

MUSIC-ISH THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Guitar Hero And Rock Band 4 Return
Why: Because you can finally pretend to be a rock god again. Also, these series might have delayed the death of the music industry back in the day.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. look)
What: A Look At Ellis Island’s Immigrants
Why: Because some of your relatives might have looked like these people.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Books You Should Think About Reading
Why: Because you should also probably read House of Leaves while you’re at it.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: Who Is A Girl Gamer?
Why: Because gaming isn’t just for guys, regardless of what most commercials show you.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Celebrities In Costumes; Why We Save Daylight;
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Nuka-Cola
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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