Am I a Bad Son?

It’s a question I’ve asked myself plenty of times over the years. Usually, the answer is a curt “no,” followed with a “don’t be ridiculous anyone would be lucky to have you as a son.” I think it’s mainly a defense mechanism, asking myself personal questions and then blowing them off in order to not […]

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Capitalism is like Mario Kart

So, capitalism is like Mario Kart. Bear with me here. Because, think about it, don’t we all know who is already going to win before halfway through the race? There’s almost always one jerk all the way in the front, cruising and leaving banana traps for the rest of us. Maybe there’s two, but there’s […]

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As the Night Comes to an End

Today is my last day in Spain, and I spent it reading in a café, eating tapas, and walking on the along the shoreline in Malaga skipping stones across the surface of the water. I find myself inexplicably drawn to write a blog post about it. Not about the skipping stones part, but about my […]

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Burying the Hatchet

It is 2:26 in the morning as I lay in my bed adjacent to the room I spent all of middle school and high school in. It’s my brothers room now, so sometimes the room I sleep in feels like a foreign place. The sound of our basement tenant speaking on the phone clashes with […]

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My Review of Gook

Gook was an amazing film. An exceptional film. A film that brought tears to my eyes. Okay, to be honest, I cry very easily to on screen tragedy. But that means it was done well. Spoilers ahead, so please be wary before reading forward. Gook wonderfully expresses the Korean-American experience during the famous LA riots […]

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