Greetings Webtaculators! I hope everyone is enjoying their Memorial Day Weekend! Remember, it’s not just a time to revel in three days of not having to work; it’s supposed be for taking time to remember those who fell in battle while fighting in our wars. I hope you all were able to do that. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: A Call To End To The War Ender
Why: Because a sitting President has never directly addressed the bombing of Hiroshima before. It is fitting way to acknowledged all the victims of World War II.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (45 min. read)
What: Go Home, Young Man
Why: Because more young(ish) adults are living with their parents than ever before.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Opening: Ninth Supreme Court Justice
Why: Because Justice Ginsburg finally stated that eight Supreme Court Justices are not enough.
TECH THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: A Series Of Tubes
Why: Because this is how the Internet actually works.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
Why: Because the Warriors-Thunder matchup have continuously produced some of the best basketball games I have ever watched
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (1.5 min. watch)
What: Beastly Beauty
Why: Because even though Disney is starting to raid its classics to produce live-action versions, I am pretty excited about this.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: A Chance At History
Why: Because a jazz-oriented rapper and a rap oriented Broadway producer are the best thing happening in music right now.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (long look)
What: Satellite Of Things
Why: Because now you can find out where all of the baseball fields in San Francisco are just by clicking on one.
NEWS THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The World Of Online Publishing
Why: Because we now live in a time where multi-billionaires use their personal wealth to destroy blogs, and another once venerable site no longer produces good work, at least according to another competitor. Basically, there will be no news except Buzzfeed and Facebook soon.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. look)
What: Overwatch Is Good
Why: Because surprise! Blizzard made another excellent game. So good, in fact, that apparently Amazon didn’t have enough copies in stock.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Doomed Music; Review Of Spiders; Bachman Insults All Old People; Dance, Puppet, Dance
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Turntable Bar
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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