Greetings Webtaculators! I hope everyone had a safe and spooky Halloween. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The First
Why: Because the first charge in the investigation of Russian interference in the election will be announced on Monday. This is one week following the delivery of Jeff Flake’s speech against Trump.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: How Not To Rebuild
Why: Because Puerto Rico just canceled this highly suspect deal due to connections with Ryan Zinke, the current Interior Secretary under Trump.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: The March Towards The Dismantling Of Rights
Why: Because the lengths the government went to in order to attempt to deny a person their right over their body , while at the same time highlighting the multiple problems with the treatment of immigrant detainees.
TECH THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Just Letting Myself In
Why: Because it isn’t good enough that Amazon already listens to everything you do, now they want to physically be there as well.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: 58 Runs And Counting
Why: Because this has been the best baseball to watch in a long time. And I’m not just saying that because the Dodgers are losing (sorry!).
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: How To Not Be Yourself
Why: Because Andy Serkis is best known for playing characters that he could never actually be.
TELEVISION THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Even Stranger Things
Why: Because Stranger Things was back. I’m assuming everyone already binge watched over the weekend.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Take A Plunge
Why: Because Fever Ray (one half of The Knife) just came out with her first new album in 8 years. Or, if you want lighter, nerdier pop, Weezer released a perfectly OK new album as well.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: A Good List Of Books
Why: Because these are the books that you will probably never get around to reading, even though you probably should.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Pick your Poison
Why: Because three very well reviewed games were released on Friday. If you want to kill Nazis, play Wolfenstein 2. If you want to explore ancient Egypt, play Assassins Creed: Origins. Finally, if you want to play one of the most creative and endearing takes on one of the most beloved games franchises ever, play Super Mario Odyssey.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Furniture For My Cat
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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