Arnold "Junior" Spirit doesn't last long in high school on the "rez." Excited to be starting geometry, the skinny, funny-looking kid
goes ballistic when he opens his new ancient textbook and realizes that his mother had used the exact same book.
Qualls is of comparable value as a funny-looking kid
whose self-deprecating attitude disarms any reservations his colleagues might hold about his potential contributions.
That's the crowd complaining today about these lazy, noisy, funny-looking kids
with their instant messaging and texting and MySpace and Second Life.