Ready Player One: The Future of Us Screening and Discussion

Ready Player One movie poster showing main character climbing the side of a building against a dark sky

Before I hit C2E2 this weekend, I’ll be taking part on a panel exploring the cultural and technological themes in the film adaptation of Ready Player One, this Thursday, April 5, 7pm. The panel has been organized by the Museum of Science and Industry and will take place at the ArcLight Cinema in Lincoln Park, following a screening of the film. Continue Reading →

April 2018 Schedule

April’s shaping up to be a busy month! I’ve got several events coming up in the Chicago area, including a post-screening panel on the technological and cultural themes in the Ready Player One film, panels at C2E2, and the next 20×2 readings and performance series… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Experiments: Bistek Tagalog Shepherd’s Pie With Purple Yam

So naturally I was going to play with combining all these things: the flavor of bistek tagalog in the meat for shepherd’s pie, covered with mashed purple yam instead of white potatoes. And this is what I ended up with. Continue Reading →

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Media-Related Articles

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! Given the recent intense spate of conversations about Orientalism, whitewashing, and white saviorism in pop culture, I thought it would be useful to collect the Continue Reading →