By Mallory Ortberg and Carvell Wallace

Carvell Wallace has seen Poltergeist. Mallory hasn't.

  1. Mallory: Hey, Carvell: would you say that white Americans pretty much constantly misunderstand the concept of black forgiveness? Carvell: It's hard to know what white Americans are thinking, but given what they say, then yes. Like...a lot. A lot. Like this guy who got on the shooter's Facebook page and forgave him publicly. I saw a lot of white people, even friends, sharing that, like: "See! Isn't this beautiful?" Whereas a lot of my black friends were more,…