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As someone who is notorious for becoming captured–only that implies someone else is doing the capturing–who entangles herself in television shows, I have fallen prey–there I go again–become addicted to another one. Mr. Robot. If you have not seen this … Continue reading

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how I cultivate a list of current heroes

I was reading an article about change.org in Time magazine on the couch at my parents’ house where my parents were also reading in their lazy-boy chairs. The writer was describing the founder, Ben Rattray‘s, intonations in a certain way. … Continue reading

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feeling fractured

I’ve lost count of how many blogs I’ve started, and not really abandoned, but sort of lost track of. But I do know that I recently started 2 new blogs in response to the fact that blogs are for specific … Continue reading

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why I love Stitcher so much

My most favorite app is Stitcher. I’ve put it on a list of “things I can’t live without.” It’s an app that delivers all of your favorite podcasts “without downloading or synching.” It updates automatically so you don’t have to … Continue reading

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tigers and tulips: on being a fake asian

I find Asian stereotypes riveting. Specifically, reflected in writings by American Born Asians. They strangely validate and invalidate my experience, because I am a fake Asian.  A trans-racial adoptee. A Korean-Dutch Adopted American. Korean because that is my ethnic identity. … Continue reading

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what happens when pop culture and my parents intersect

My parents stayed with me last Thanksgiving. We mall walked. We laughed at the Periscope sections of Newsweek that my Dad found especially amusing and read aloud. We watched the Wheel of Fortune. I found out my parents were official … Continue reading

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horror movies in disguise

The Social Network and Memento were the last two horror movies in disguise I saw. And both terrified me for the same reason. Let me take things back to various defining moments of my childhood: my earliest horror movies in … Continue reading

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