At a farmers' market, I witnessed a taco vendor futilely try to sell a white mother on beef tongue, and thought, "This is why hockey will never be popular in America."
"You're not even gonna try some lengua?" I thought. "It's delicious!"
On paper, hockey is a sport that Americans should love. It's violent, it's chock-full of action…
Alas, it's also somewhat foreign – like sashimi.
I feel that the LGBT pride flag should be re-designed into something less…fabulous, something that would less re-inforce stereotype. At the same time, I love how brazen the rainbow is. It's literally flamebait.
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Will an "article" like this work in 20 years? Growing up in an age of on-demand and ever-multiplying cultural options, how well will today's children collectively reminisce someday? What is the future of popular nostalgia?