I love Acid...you really roped in this reader with that opener.
There’s definitely something to all of these tips. My youngest kids were/are infatuated with Blippi and he does these things. I started trying to mimic some of them and they love it. Unfortunately, so do their cousins and I’ve been on kid duty at family functions for the past several years.
I always alerted my kids’ school to this but I’m most proud of all of the cultural appropriation that I’ve been educating the district about. Some of the books, activities and teaching material looked like they were written by literal NAZIs. I think the classroom stuff is pretty good now but the athletic department is… Read more
This is an interesting ethical and legal question where race does not come into the equation. Don’t even say reparations, I’m waiting on mine as impatiently as much as the next person but Charles Schwab was founded in the 1970s.
“Gamble, gamble, gamble, gamble, die.”
I discovered Wonder Showzen when it originally aired and couldn’t believe more people weren’t even aware of it and what they were able to get away with. Thankfully both seasons were released on dvd, which I still have, and I think a lot of people would recognize clips and pieces as now viral videos or gifs they never… Read more
I’m a person of color and I remember reading in our comically ancient junior home economics book that we are supposed to change our towels and sheets more than white folx to avoid stains. The book was probably published in the 70s (took the class in the late 90s or early 2000s.) Is this actually real advice or just… Read more
I’m glad this topic has come up, because I could use some some advice. I am the godfather of my closest friend’s son, who is eleven. My friend and his wife are, as parents, total pushovers. They are incapable of taking a hard line with their kids. I don’t mean that as a judgement. I don’t have kids, but it seems like… Read more
Despite its rep as one of the worst Best Picture winners, it’s a pretty fun flick!
This. Some people just don't get along. The rest of it, the fatphobia and all is just window dressing. I also have a strong feeling there is a lot more going on that the very one sided picture as presented in the letter.
Toilet Paper. Seriously. Tearing those squares off emits a crapload.