This column, I feel like, is largely about how Asian people fall prey to things out of their control.
At an Oct. 14 meeting, dozens of attendees were charged with considering: How could Seattle take a page from Minneapolis’ book in terms of public safety? What would it look like?
This month, we learn that it’s pretty difficult being a really smart man who has a lot of answers—but no one will listen to all the smart things you are saying! WTF!
Y’all, “Stuber” did not get good reviews at all, and it also bombed at the box office over the weekend.
I went into “Late Night” with fairly low expectations. It’s rated 79 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and 71 percent on Metacritic and 6.3/10 on IMDB, which while not bad at all, the movie severely underperformed at the box office over the weekend.
While the “Crazy Rich Asians” fever pitch was happening last summer, I was very withholding in my appreciation, very careful and moderated. I like to think it was because a part of me intuited that nearly a year later, we would be watching Constance Wu try to torch the show that first gave her a shot at mainstream success. Ha!
“The Sun Is Also a Star” is the film adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s 2016 young adult novel of the same name, about two young strangers who fall in love in the course of a day — the hitch being that one of them is set to be deported at the end of the day.
Last spring, actor and comedian Mary Sohn landed on a network TV show after years of hard work performing on cruise ships and waiting tables. Sohn was talking to her mom who, at that point, was finally much more on board with her daughter’s unconventional career path.
Happy March! This month, we learn about the lengths an Asian parent will go to, to ensure that their beloved child gets the bestest leg up in the world. There’s just nothing that compares to an Asian parent’s love, you know?
Sometimes I like to be my own worst critic and read my column through the lens of a conservative white YouTube video commenter.