Tamales are for Eating, Not Walking
Of all the sounds you can wake up to in Mexico City, my favorite by far is the distant shout of the local vendor slowly approaching your street, yelling “tamales.”
MR. WRONG: Inflammatory Reaction
It’s kinda (SPOILER ALERT)
ME TODAY: “Leave this place and go to Sicily,” he whispered, though there was no one else around.
When the Feast Is Gone, It’s Time for the Snack
ME TODAY: Nobody seems to mind if there is crawling, crying, and running around
By the time breakfast was ready, he was hysterical and I was deranged.
Ethiopian Food as Divine Blessing
Some people self-care with a massage or a spa day. Me? I find the nearest Ethiopian restaurant.
The final printed-on-paper edition of a magazine inserted into a newspaper.
The Body on Canvas
Marlene Dumas at the Venice Biennale.
Reflections in the Witch’s Eye
My atheism turned into agnosticism not by reading a religious text or visiting a holy temple, but by watching a YouTube video of Carl Sagan explaining the fourth dimension.
Big of Ego, Sensitive of Eyes
To a generation of Nigerians, the character Àjàlá might as well be an urban legend.
Of Tacos y Heartbreak
Isabel Quintero and her ex-husband find the perfect tacos to eat at the end of their marriage.
The Cross-Straits Politics of Global Panda Health
Tuan Tuan, one of four giant pandas displayed in the Taipei Zoo, has become ill with brain lesions.
Rainie Yang Controversy Prompts Netizens to React by Posting Photos of Seafood on Social Media
A recent scandal involved singer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) claiming not to be Taiwanese, but a “Guangdong person that grew up in Taiwan” on a Chinese program. Yang claimed this despite being born in Taipei in 1984 because her father is of Cantonese descent.