Dangerous Minds’ Tara McGinley is on my good-girl list. First, she finds a 1971 Alice in Wonderland-themed anti-drug PSA that makes you want to try every drug RIGHT THIS MINUTE, PLEASE. Because the filmmakers clearly did. “Maybe cigarettes and alcohol are like medicine! I didn’t ever think of that,” says Alice. Get a load of these screenshots:
Angry Asian Man dug up the pilot of the 1986 show Sidekicks, starring a 10-year-old action hero. It features “a crotchety cop, a little Filipino kid, some faux Asian mysticism, a bad synthesizer soundtrack, and a lot of ridiculous excuses to show Ernie [Reyes Jr.] deliver an asskicking every week.” And a ridiculous excuse to spend Friday afternoon watching YouTube.
PhD Comics has also addressed the Bee Crisis. In other enviro news: Grist’s Claire Thompson learns the NRA is trying to protect lead bullets for some reason, and Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan goes on a bike date. But it’s with her fiancé , so I’m not sure it counts.