The Legend of Zelda: True Courage
You wanna know something embarrassing? When I was a kid, Zelda boss battles used to scare me. It took a long time before I saw the fun in the challenge of the fight.
Sometimes though it’s the little acts of courage that make all the difference. Because standing up against King Dodongo taught me how to stand up against the other big scary fears of my life.
Next Week: Mario
When I worked at a fast food restaurant, I did a social experiment.
One day, I asked “do you want a girl toy or a boy toy?” No one went against gender roles.
The next day, it was “do you want a doll toy or a car toy?” Boys got dolls. Girls got cars.
Vocabulary is important.
The McDonalds I work in is following this policy now too! Before we would have some girls getting “boy toys” but not a lot of boys going for the “girl toys”. This past week I’ve actually had quite a few boys getting beanie babies, so I see the difference.