My full name, according to a snarky friend, means “Ocean Brains.” My parents intentions were slightly different; they wanted my story to be one of a life lived for the pursuit of knowledge, an intellect as vast as the ocean. I think “Ocean Brains” is more fitting.
Are you Asian and Uncool? Find out from a bunch of random White people how to be Asian AND Cool, since those two things are almost always mutually exclusive!
Luke Nguyen represents an image of masculinity that refuses to fit within the mold of standard archetypes of Western manhood. He constantly performs a mediated form of masculinity, fluctuating between exaggerated extremes with a kind of self-aware humor that both reveals and mocks the hidden precepts of what it means to be “a man.”
Nintendo, your humble blogger’s message to her father, and a website to bond over.
What does Po the Kung Fu Panda tell us about the way culture is re-packaged and re-interpreted?
No, not Mike Wazowski. That’s a character in a Pixar movie. Michael Brosowski, the founder of Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation, has joined the ranks as one of 2011’s CNN Heroes.
It’s the first installation of Video Mondays, a new series wherein VTP brings you selected media to get you through the dullest day of the week.
Because the world is not yet ending and the ultimate moral judgment is not yet upon us, humankind now has some latitude for leisure. Let the summer vacation planning commence. If you’re heading to Southeast Asia, try traveling the ChildSafe way.
Governments of the world are scared of social media and react by blocking sites like Facebook and Twitter. They shouldn’t. Attempts to control information will only drive more extreme activities. Here’s why.
The legacy of Agent Orange has long been a divisive shadow hanging over the Vietnamese community, but in South Korea too Agent Orange has been a growing cause for concern.