Sniff, snivel, sob

I cry all the time. Sometimes it’s totally reasonable and justified—like the time someone dropped a balance beam on...

Arrivederci

  If there’s one thing I hate more than Two and a Half Men (seriously, are they feeding the...

Chill out

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. -Nietzsche As we near the end of the fall semester,...

So, am I pretty?

There are so many truly important things going on in the world today—war, famine, disease, death, terrorism, etc.—that worrying...

Should we forget?

Image from personal family archives.
A few weeks ago, I went to a costume party with my boyfriend, who is white. Since I’m half-Japanese,...

Fuck cancer.

“Goodbye,” a short film I co-wrote and co-produced, about losing a loved one to cancer. Growing up, I had...