My Mom is Down with the Hood

My mother, who is an otherwise mentally stable white woman of sixty-eight, with a liberal political and religious upbringing, has now taken to carrying racial minorities in her handbag. "Boy, did I ever score at the thrift store today," she tells me yesterday on the phone, her voice booming with pride and good fortune. "I found a whole bag of Homies." Me: "A whole bag of what?" ...more
Wow, Marketing towards kids is getting closer to the comedy of the old SNL skits with Gilda ...more
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