Webtacular World Issue # 275, March 10, 2019

Greetings Webtaculators! In case you weren’t aware, the United States justice system is still broken. Also, Trebek has cancer.  At least it’s Daylight Savings Time! Yay sun! On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Our President Spends Time With Alleged Human Trafficking Maven
Why: Because Trump’s supporters continue to defy reason, and still support him regardless of how little he does that represents their own desires. It might have something to do with Fox News.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: The Problems With Recycling
Why: Because one of the largest changes to how we deal with the leftovers of our consumer culture is changing for the worse.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: 47 Months
Why: Because people who steal $100 dollars are given more jail time than that. Justice is not equal.

TECH THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: Check It Out
Why: Because the self checkout process was never meant to benefit consumers – it is about cutting the bottom line. Instead, grocery stores are looking to get you drunk. Shots

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Represent
Why: Because this is what justice looks like in sports.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Marvelous 
Why: Because say what you will about the formulaic nature of Marvel movies at this point, but the superhero genre has done more for representation in the mainstream in the last few years than most Oscar winners do.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: Songs That Matter
Why: Because the NY Times finally decided to tap into that “Millennial” readership that it has been reporting about for the last ten years.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Time To Learn About Socialism!
Why: Because according to your uncle Joe, these are ideas that you must be afraid of.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Devils Never Cry, They Only Might
Why: Because Devil May Cry is a perfectly nice big dumb action game.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Cheddar; Words Matter, Even About Food; Yet Another Reason Why Humanity Is Doomed
Why: Because Internet.

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

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

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