…About Being A Grown-Up Kid

I turn 38 in a couple of weeks.  If you think that’s going to stop me from loving the same kinds of things I loved as a kid, then you’ve got another think coming.  An adult is merely a kid who has reached a certain age, and a kid is merely an adult who hasn’t reached that age.  No adult should feel bad about enjoying things that are “meant for kids”.

(In this podcast, I referenced a Twitter thread from author Catherynne Valente. You can find it here: https://twitter.com/catvalente/status/1089293175360028674 )

…About Nostalgia

Nostalgia can be a great thing, helping us remember the things we grew up with, the things that comforted us and helped make us the people we are. Nobody likes it when someone messes with our favorite franchises. But we need to be willing to let new versions of them grow so new generations can form their own sources of nostalgia.

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