HUMOR

Capitalism, My Brother, and ‘Super Mario’

Guess which one I don’t fully understand

Illustration by the author

In The Shawshank Redemption, there’s a character named Red. He’s a prisoner who smuggles in special items for other prisoners for a price. He’s the Amazon of Shawshank. Red can get you anything you want, within reason, everything but outer space. That’s reserved for the warden.