I’m a longtime gamemaster for dice-and-paper games; I’ve written up a lot of my miscellaneous ideas at https://mithriltabby.dreamwidth.org/tag/escaped+gaming+meme , which are free for anyone to use in their own games.
Seen today at Bed, Bath, and Beyond. I can only imagine the space/time hijinks that would be involved in having Babe the Blue Ox’s wild cousin charging into the middle of the Maccabean Revolt.
The opposite of grimdark is hopepunk. https://festive.ninja/one-atom-of-justice-one-molecule-of-mercy-and-the-empire-of-unsheathed-knives-alexandra-rowland/
The thing I like about the Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism meme is the way it sets a goal of economic and social equality amidst abundance. In practice, I will go into very wonky detail about universal basic income supported by well-regulated markets, because we know a lot more how to make those work than we do actual communism, but “Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism” is a much snappier slogan. https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/fully-automated-luxury-gay-space-communism
The kindness in the world is that which we create.
There is now a Gritty version of the Galaxy Brain meme. Apparently Gritty is becoming a leftist icon: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/17/17990016/gritty-philadelphia-flyers-leftists-activism-protest-symbol
Even pokémon are reading the news these days.