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Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? | Chuck's World

 

Last updated 8/7/2021 at 12:21pm



I regularly have long, in-depth conversations with a very bright 7-year-old, illuminating the world as seen through younger eyes. It’s a world filled with Pokémon and Transformers, of course, but he doesn’t miss much.

And he’s quick to point out an unfamiliar reference. I mentioned Gumby the other day, and he let me know I was guilty of being a clueless older person. I might as well have brought up Betty Boop, or Michael Dukakis.

I’ve also become aware of how he views photos and movies shot in black-and-white, which is that they must come from an ancient era before color was inven...



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