The Ongoing Legacy of Anna May Wong: Hollywood’s First Asian American Star – For the Center for Asian American Media, I dive into the recent interest in the legacy of this early Hollywood ground breaker, as well as works done about her in the past.
Share Your Hapa Story: Lauren Lola – 6 Degrees of Hapa re-shares a feature done about me and my experience as a mixed race Asian American. (The original Instagram post from 2017 can be seen here.)
Legacies and stories of the past are topics I have covered previously. However, this topic is at the forefront of my mind given this past week’s news cycle now more than ever before. Ultimately, it all speaks volumes for how legacies are formed, how they are told, and most importantly, what you take away from them. Continue reading “Legacy (Pt. II)”
Every now and then, I expand my dialogue about storytelling by going beyond the boundaries of books and out into the mediums of TV and film. I do so by doing these analysis pieces once in a while about a TV show or film that has reached a significant time in its history (i.e. series premiere, series finale, film release, anniversary of a release, etc.). Previously, I shared my thoughts about the beloved Studio Ghibli film, “Kiki’s Delivery Service.” Today, to commemorate the final entry into the Skywalker saga, I shall discuss my latest takeaways from this beloved space opera, “Star Wars.“
WARNING: There will be SPOILERS from “The Rise of Skywalker.” Stop reading now if you haven’t seen the film yet and do not want it spoiled for you. Continue reading “Legacies, Individuality, and Hope: About “Star Wars””
I pause today from my regular blog post. It’s been a busy few days, and starting next week, things are about to get even busier.
I would, however, like to you remind you all that “Stories High XVIII” begins its run next Thursday at Bindlestiff Studio. If you are interested in going, you can buy your tickets here.
In addition, I will be appearing at the Local Authors Book Fair two weeks from today at the Mountain View Public Library. It’s a free event, and so if you are in the area, I hope you come out to that as well.
And with that, here is what you missed: Continue reading “What Did I Miss?: The One Day Early Edition (August 5th-11th)”
“Hamilton” fans will recognize this line from the final song of the musical: “Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?” It’s repeated several times throughout the song, to emphasize on a very strong point: How do you want your legacy to look like? How do you want to be remembered, if at all? What contribution do you want to leave in this world when you are long gone? Continue reading “Legacy”