Why Tran Anh Hung’s Adaptation of “Norwegian Wood” Should Be on Your To-See Movie List

Tran Anh Hung’s adaptation of “Norwegian Wood” is a milestone in cinema for many reasons.

Korean Dramas and the Worship of Infantile Women

Korean dramas are extremely popular with Vietnamese and Vietnamese Americans, among other demographic groups. Korean dramas are not without their merits, but they can also set an insidious precedent for what constitutes “desirable” female behavior.

My Native Tongue

Vietnamese is my second language. I was raised as an American with my grandfather’s culture sparsely scattered upon my childhood. I was fed Vietnamese food, mainly by my paternal grandmother, ba noi, who had a natural talent for cooking but mostly everything else was either completely American or a mixture of Vietnamese and American and […]

10 Do’s and Dont’s in Tet

For many of us younger Vietnamese, Tet always had been something very important to our families, to our culture and to our people.� However, we often don’t understand certain things that the older folks in the family usually say and do during these 3 important days of the Lunar New Year.� Just like many of […]