Posts Tagged ‘vietnam’

Sep 22, 2010

Living up to Stereotype: Eating Balut/Khai Luk (fetal duck egg)

I want to start a regular entry called “Living up to the Stereotype”. It’s main focus is, for me as an Asian-American, to live up to the American stereotypes of Asians (what is unfortunately an amalgamation of a diversity of Asian cultures). For example, Americans would believe that any Chinese person was notorious for eating dog meat. That isn’t always the case. (more…)

Aug 20, 2010

DVD Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

13+ | Color | 1978 | 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen | Director: Philip Kaufman

This is my favorite film adaptation of this story. The first film was based on a short story, and the short story was prompted because of one man’s solo war against communism. Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin was a shithead (more…)