Greetings Webtaculators! It’s April Fools Day, but lying just doesn’t feel that fun anymore. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Continuous Fool
Why: Because Trump is averaging 22 false or misleading statements a day. One of the many issues he has lied about includes lying about granting security clearance to many people who should not have been granted clearance.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
Why: Because the White House is threatening to shut down the US-Mexico boarder.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Cruel And Unusual
Why: Because the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, found that execution does not need to be painless. I guess since Jesus suffered on the cross, it’s OK that everyone on Death Row can too.
FOOD THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: Veggie Burgers Are Going Fast
Why: Because the Impossible Burger is teaming up with Burger King to create the Impossible Whopper.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Final 4
Why: Because very big children will be putting a ball in a hoop for your entertainment.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Meet Billie
Why: Because Billie Eilish is being touted as the new sound of music.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (quick look)
What: The Fox Said Nothing
Why: Because sometimes I actually take good photographs.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Can You Hear The People Sing Without Oxygen?
Why: Because marrying science fiction with Les Mis actually seems like a good idea.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: r/Games Confronts Its Monsters
Why: Because at least some moderators of one of Reddit’s largest gaming focused subreddits understand that not everything is fun and games.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: April Is Here; LA Times Treats NYC Like It Treats Everywhere Else; The Worst Timeline: Exhibit 3825
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: A Brexit Plan
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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