Webtacular World Issue # 365, April 18, 2021

Greetings Webtaculators! Thanks for sticking around for a year’s worth these posts. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (long read)
What: 20 Years In Afghanistan
Why: Because it remains entirely unclear of what long term goals America accomplished.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: All Your Base Are Belong To Coin
Why: Because the cryptocurrency’s IPO hit a market cap of $85 billion on its debut.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Fixing What Doesn’t Want To Be Fixed
Why: Because policing in America remains fundamentally broken, but too much of the population remains OK with the status quo for that to change. Even when it results in the death of children.

TECH THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: RIP To The Inventor Of The PDF
Why: Because the part of his life story that needs more explanation is how Charles Geschke survived his kidnapping.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Rocking The Biggest Boat
Why: Because this proposal would completely upend the parity of European soccer.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Nobody Call Bob
Why: Because Bob Odenkirk successfully transformed himself from an alt-comedian to an action star.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Broken Record
Why: Because Taylor Swift upended the Beatles’ long-standing record by charting three number one records in less than a year.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: YBCA 10
Why: Because SF’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts just launched an artist collective to develop creativity through health in wellbeing in various communities.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Some Stories Do Not Need To Be Told
Why: Because the man who killed Breonna Taylor does not need to be able to profit for ending a person’s life.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: The 2000’s Are Alive
Why: Because Outriders continues the tradition of completely stupid stories somehow working as long as the game play is good enough.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Honk; Hog Wild; Steph Curry Remains Fun To Watch
Why: Because Internet.

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

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

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