Kareem Says Watch More TV, and He Might Just Be Right
He's also a pretty deep thinker. So it was with great interest that I read "Life Lessons with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar" at Esquire.com. A lot of these were unsurprising although no less profound and arresting. But one made me think in a good way:
18. Watch more TV. Yeah, you heard right, Little Kareem. It’s great that you always have your nose in history books. That’s made you more knowledgeable about your past and it has put the present in context. But pop culture is history in the making and watching some of the popular shows of each era reveals a lot about the average person, while history books often dwell on the powerful people.