Party Girl

Eva took a serious liking to me because, as Doretta says, I am a magnet for tragic heiresses and socialites.

Goblin Style and Fashion Review, Part 1

A close look at the fashion and style of the Korean drama, Goblin. Why is everyone wearing neutral colours? What does that hat mean? Is the 90s Hong Kong idol hairdo really making a comeback?

Looking for Trouble

There is an invisible censorship in the West, and it’s worse than any censorship anywhere else because people think it doesn’t exist. It’s the censorship that always humanizes white serial killers but turns twelve-year-old black boys into hulking monsters. It’s the censorship that refuses to let Asian people be happy being Asian.

Rich Boys

I took the coward’s way out and pretended that I had diarrhea and hung out in the women’s bathroom talking to the attendant there until my boyfriend texted me in desperation.

Kenichi Matsuyama Series: Usagi Drop

If this were an American film, it would wring maximum I am Sam pathos: there would be a huge custody battle between Daikichi and the kid’s ex-junkie mom who’s now married to a tech billionaire, Daikichi would have a criminal past or secretly be a stripper, Rin would develop cancer or fall out of an airplane…anyway, if you know American films, you get the idea.

List of Five: Grandi Oso

​The first time I heard this song I immediately wanted to punch a stranger’s face and get beaten by his gang afterwards.