Category: TWTW

  • The week that was (longest day edition)

    The week that was (longest day edition)

    Fiction became fact when the Facebook livestream of a Pakistani politician’s face was adorned with kitten ears when someone inadvertently flipped on a video filter. This was the topic of a Saturday Night Live skit just a few months earlier. Finnish national broadcaster YLE discontinued its weekly Nuntii Latini, newscast spoken entirely in Latin. Not […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    An oak sapling, planted jointly by Trump and Macron as a symbol of their countries’ friendship, has died. In an awkward bit of symbolism, the tree died in quarantine. In order to speed up turnaround times for its airplanes at the gate, United is sending its ground crew to NASCAR pit crew training camps. The […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    It was only the 2nd time ever that there were two English soccer teams playing each other in the European Champion’s League final. Thousands of fans flew from England to Madrid, Spain to cheer on their favorite team. 63,272 managed to squeeze in to see the match. Meanwhile, two US MLS Soccer teams played in […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Quirky stories from the week prior.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    24-hours of “Gloria,” a tripped-out technician, and medical marijuana for your pets. Here’s what you missed last week.

  • The week that was (05-17-19)

    The week that was (05-17-19)

    Quirky stories from the week prior.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Quirky stories from the week prior.

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    As the Japanese Emperor rides off into the sunset and the country resets the Imperial Calendar, transition products are all the rage including one enterprising vendor who is selling cans of Heiwa-era air. A Santa Rosa man lost his prosthetic leg while skydiving over the Northern California vineyards. “I tried to watch where it was […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    An Easter Bunny broke up a brawl in Orlando. The Ukrainian comedian mentioned in the April 5th TWTW not only won the runoff election, he is now President. After getting more than 70% of the votes, Volodymyr Zelensky, the man who plays president on a popular tv show, has defeated the incumbent President. Researchers at […]

  • The week that was (04-19-19)

    The week that was (04-19-19)

    An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000. Game developer Ubisoft carefully documented Notre Dame in order to reproduce it for their video game, Assassin’s Creed. Ubisoft has not only handed over their files to the architects on the cathedral restoration project […]