Thursday, October 07, 2021

Three Interesting Things

1. In my now normal rotation of reading about things I did not watch, we have these two pieces about "Diana, The Musical" - a review, and a song ranking
2. I've been - shall we say - not focusing on the supposed critical race theory bans, but this one school district basically proved that the folks supposedly behind this just want to make all the books kids read be about white people.  (They say it's just coincidence that books about non-white people are the ones that happen to discuss race existing in this world.)  These students managed to launch a campaign to get the school board to reverse this decision.  But they are aware, it's going to be an ongoing fight. 
3. I discovered a mystery flavored lollipop in a gift bag, and well, that led me to this article about how and why the mystery flavor exists