Role models are important.
I think any character can be identified with by any reader/viewer/listener, but every now and then it’s nice to encounter one you can truly relate to on a personal level.
So I didn’t really have much to say last week. Partly I was just a little down, partly I just couldn’t get any kind of thoughts in order, and finally I just don’t think I had a whole lot to say.
This time, however, yes I do.
In media, it’s safe to assume that no demographic ever looks good unless they’re children. Look at even the old white man on Wall Street in the news — if it can be helped he’s as stereotypically rich white man as they could find. What picture does this paint about Wall Street professionals? Where’s the women, the non-whites, the youngins? Go to the New York Stock Exchange, they’re there … how many? Who cares, the point is they’re never on the news if it’s a casual story about the economy.
Nah, forget the news. Let’s look…
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