Yes, it’s been a hot minute (a year, actually) since I’ve done one of these. The last time I did an analysis on a film to this extent was “tick, tick… BOOM!” This time around, I’m delving into the highly anticipated “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” but with a slight twist, as I’ll be relaying how much this story resonated me with what I’ve been going through as of late.
WARNING: The following contains light spoilers from the film.
Continue reading “Finding Solace and Validity in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever””
I knew that I wanted to write something regarding the untimely loss about Chadwick Boseman, but the struggle came in the form of figuring out what to contribute that hasn’t already been said. After a while though, for me, it ultimately came down to the exploration of actors who died well before their time, and are forever commemorated for their storytelling in the more significant roles they played. Continue reading “Long Live the King: Recommended Reading… and Remembering”
It has now been about a month since YOMYOMF shut down. While I haven’t devoted a lot of time to looking for a new outlet to contribute to due to other obligations, the little bit of hunting I have done has come up short. There are quite a few Asian American-focused outlets. It’s just that there aren’t a lot of them that offer opportunities for contributors to come and share their thoughts and takes on everything happening within the community. Continue reading “In Search of an Asian American Outlet (Pt. II)”
To the participants in the 800+ Marches for Our Lives happening all over the world today:
You shouldn’t have to be doing this. You shouldn’t have to make a statement that you just want to live life without fearing for your end by an AR-15. Those who actually spearheaded today’s movement – the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting – should be mourning their fallen classmates and staff, healing from this gut-wrenching experience, and focus on getting readjusted to school. If you wanted to take it a step further, the shooting – or any of the mass shootings for that matter – shouldn’t have happened. There should be a lot less broken families in this country and more loved ones still among us. Continue reading “An Open Letter to the March for Our Lives Participants”
With an overwhelming occurrence of events – some good, some not so good – happening throughout this past week, might as well make today’s post another Recommended Analyzing piece. The material I have provided today is quite interesting in my eyes, and many will find it quite timely. Continue reading “More Than Just Another Marvel Movie: Recommended Viewing”
YOMYOMF Blockbuster Showdown: BLACK PANTHER– The Offenders and I discuss our thoughts on the first superhero movie with a predominantly Black cast. SPOILER ALERT for those who have not seen it yet.
Tiya Sircar Discusses Sabine Wren as This Week’s Guest of THE STAR WARS SHOW– For YOMYOMF, I highlight the interview conducted with actor Tiya Sircar on the recent episode of the weekly “Star Wars” talk show, “The Star Wars Show.”