Webtacular World Issue # 319, January 26, 2020

Greetings Webtaculators! I am still not used to this whole 2020 thing – it still feels too much like the future. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Against The Truth
Why: Because Republicans just cannot stop lying.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Tragedy Of The Commons
Why: Because Trump’s treatment of environmental regulations rob the future of what is theirs.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Robbing Peter To Pay Paul
Why: Because the First Amendment apparently means absolutely nothing.

HEALTH THING OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: The Coronavirus Is Here
Why: Because this is the most serious global health epidemic in a long time.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: RIP Kobe
Why: Because basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash today.

TELEVISION THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Engage
Why: Because Jean-Luc Picard, the fearless Captain of the Starship Enterprise, is back, boldly going where no one has gone before.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Grammys
Why: Because Billie Eilish won everything. The show was not without its own controversy this year.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Quid Pro Quo
Why: Because Bolton says that Trump tied the Ukraine aid to digging up dirt on Biden. Again, this is blatant attack against the core principles of American democracy.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: At Least Your Boss Isn’t Kylo Ren; Kobe’s Best; Terry Jones’ Best
Why: Because Internet.

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

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

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