Webtacular World Issue # 363, April 4, 2021

Greetings Webtaculators. Happy Easter! On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (long reads)
What: A Study In Contrasts
Why: Push for a trillion dollar infrastructure plan, or bilk your followers, be racist, and defend the trafficking of underage girls

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: How To Lose Billions Of Dollars
Why: Because a lack of financial disclosures allow banks and the wealthy to destroy markets.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: The Destruction Of Voting Rights
Why: Because voter suppression is on the rise around the US.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: And Winter Gave Spring And Summer A Miss
Why: Because it already looks like fire season is in full swing.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. reads)
What: Two Kinds Of Madness
Why: Because one is the good kind, with the UCLA / Gonzaga game being an instant classic, and the other being that the MLB had to move their All-Star Game because Georgia hates democracy.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. watch)
What: Jammin’ Like 1996
Why: Because Space Jam: A New Legacy’s trailer just dropped.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Maybe Try Some Of These?
Why: Because I’ve got nothing for ya this week.

ART THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: A Return 
Why: Because museums are starting to reopen in California.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Motherlode
Why: Because someone finally decided to write about the history of women in hip-hop.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Subscription To Fun
Why: Because both Apple and Microsoft pushed huge new releases this month to their very similar philosophy of play anywhere for a few bucks a month.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Key And Peele And Babies; How Algorithms DiscriminatePeeps – Revisited
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: A Week Without Mass Murder
Why: Because Brian deserves it. I know I have asked for this multiple times, but we can’t seem to stop ourselves.

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

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