Oh, this ship sailed long ago for me from episode one where Lucas was allowed to be over at some white kid’s house playing D&D until well after dark (never mind in Indiana), with all that implies - most prominently that he, a black child, would have to ride his bike at night through a rural community.
Then the whole… Read more
I just rewatched part of the newest season, and one thing that struck me was the scene where they all realize the basketball and D&D games will conflict, Lucas flat-out asks his friends, “Please come to my game,” and the other kids don’t even consider it for a second.
There’s also the moment when Lucas sees them after… Read more
This study doesn’t seem to point to anything particular beyond the fact that kids in general get teased if they’re different, which happens to all kids, not just black kids. It’s hard to say since the actual journal is closed access, and therefor I can’t actually read what methodology they are using, but the sample… Read more
The new season was pretty bad actually. Very predictable and very poorly written in general. But this is such a dumb take on the show. Lucas has received just as much, if not more character development than all the side characters. The shows main character is 11, the other characters are secondary characters. Maybe… Read more
Anyone who says they can make sure a recession never happens is lying. At best they can postpone one.
Thing is, recessions are necessary for a healthy economy. Its how the economy trims itself, preparing for new and better growth.
Like forest fires, keeping them from happening at all costs tends to make them worse when… Read more