Greetings Webtaculators! Sorry for the lack of updates along my vacation – wifi was super spotty, and I was too busy stuffing my face and drinking wine (see below) to do too much computer related. Also, I’m extremely jet lagged, and it’s basically 6 AM and I haven’t slept in whatever time zone I’m used to so this is going to be a quick one. I’ll give a better update after I get some sleep. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: Campaign Update
Why: Because I leave the country for less than 2 weeks, and Trump is somehow almost even with Clinton. Ok.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Sugar Vs. Fat
Why: Because apparently the whole war against fat in our diets was due to the sugar industry. Is there any business that isn’t willing to kill its customers?
HEALTH THING OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: Top 100 Health Inventions
Why: Because this is what’s allowing us to stay alive due to all the sugar and fat we eat.
TELEVISION THING OF THE WEEK (Way too long watch. Seriously. Make it 22 minutes.)
What: The Emmys!
Why: Because no one watches scheduled TV anymore, so you might as well catch the end if you’re on the West Coast.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: Nothing But The Boss
Why: Because Bruce Springsteen has a ridiculously long catalog.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: I Read A Book!
Why: It was Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice, and it didn’t entirely make me want roll my eyes back through my head and down the road so I wouldn’t be able to read anymore. Unlike The Circle. So that’s a big improvement.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Mario On The iPhone
Why: Because I forgot to include this last week. Oops! But really, it’s insane (from a historical perspective) that Nintendo is releasing one of its most popular properties on an outside console.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Return Trip To Italy
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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