Podcasts to keep you company (and ease your creative constipation)

It’s easy to feel lonely right now, the deafening silence of isolation echoing throughout your lonesome home. But fear no more, your four legged friend is no longer your only companion. When I’m alone and need to feel a sense of comfort I can always rely on a warm cup of coffee and a good […]

Saving face: balancing tradition and love

Alice Wu’s 2004 feature film debut is a comedic triumph, telling the story of Wilhelmina, a young Chinese-American doctor, battling with societal pressures, caring for her unwed pregnant mother, and finding the courage to love freely.   The film opens with Wil, having been dragged by her mother (Ma) to yet another Chinese gathering, disgruntled […]

Convenience Store Woman: the societal norms we don’t care to challenge

In a world where we have, and continue to break down the walls of convention, Convenience Store Woman looks at the societal norms the majority don’t care to change. Full of rare worldly insight, this book captures the moments we sometimes overlook. Like a magnifying glass on society, Convenience Store Woman offers a deadpan commentary […]