Greetings Webtaculators! I’m a little under the weather today, so I apologize if this issue is lacking its usual snark. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (6 min. watch)
What: Bye Jeb
Why: Because I doubt anyone predicted this outcome a year ago.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Creating Buzz
Why: Because BuzzFeed is now one of the foremost media outlets in the US.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Supremely Low Confidence
Why: Because I can only imagine people disliking the Court even more as the fight for Scalia’s replacement continues.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: So You Want To Be An Astronaut
Why: Because so do 18,000 other people.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. look)
What: Baseball Is Back, Baby!
Why: Because it’s about to be spring training, and it’s an even year.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
Why: Because somehow a B-side comic book character who was already ruined (and killed) in a previous Marvel movie is breaking all sorts of records since its release.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Irrelevancy Of The Grammys
Why: Because Kendrick was the best part of it, and Taylor won for an album that didn’t even come out last year.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: RIP Harper Lee
Why: Because her writing remains one of the cornerstones of American literature.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
Why: Because I was going to run with the history of FPSs, but the top 50 most influential games is slightly more important.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Sidekick; R-R-R-R-REMIX!; Astronauts Never Eat Space Ice Cream
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: HTC Vive
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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