Webtacular World Issue # 253, October 7, 2018

Greetings Webtaculators. I don’t have it in me to do much for this issue. I am still devastated. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK
What: Kavanaugh; or Trump; Or China
Why: Because this week was very, very bad.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK
What: High Employment
Why: Because jobs are good, but the jobs that seem to be boosting the numbers are not especially great for humans – little upwards mobility, little stability, and low pay. At least Amazon increased its minimum wage to $15 – just don’t pay attention to the fact that that they also nuked holiday pay, bonuses, and stock options as part of it.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK
What: Justice Kavanaugh
Why: Because the Supreme Court is tainted.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK
What: Getting Warmer
Why: Because the world is running out of time to fight against global warming. Read the whole thing here.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK
What: UFC Is A Stupid Circus
Why: Because there is no way that this should be a legitimate business.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK
What: Venom, AKA What If Spider-Man Were Evil And Invented In The Late 90s?
Why: Because this somehow is a winning recipe for a successful movie.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK
What: ICP Tried To Drop Kick Limp Bizkit
Why: Because we are living in the stupidest version of reality.

ART THING OF THE WEEK
What: Destroy It All
Why: Because Banksy destroyed his “Girl with Balloon” with a shredder built into the frame of the painting just after it sold for $1.4 million.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK
What: Go Explore Greece
Why: Because the Assassin’s Creed series has grown way beyond its initial premise of “murder people in historic era.”

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: No more internet this week. Go outside and take a walk. Listen to birds. Talk to friends. It’s much healthier for you.
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Fewer evil people.
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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