Sharpies are like the best things ever. Basically, what I use them for is making my own crazy coloring books. Step 1: take black sharpie and draw geometric shapes/flowery things. Step 2: color in the geometric shapes/flowery things. Step 3: ta dah!
Once again in no particular order, I have a list. This one, as the title implies, is about Asian Parents. One thing I learned from my social psychology class was Asian parenting actually is different from Western parenting and that their children obsess over that difference just a little. There are a crazy number of studies that deal with Asian parenting. Just check out the PsychINFO database. This obsession extends to the films that Asian kids make, it really does. If literature and film are a way for people to work out their issues, Asian kids have issues in spades.
Here are some of my personal favourites. Notice how they’re all comedies. I think that means something, but I’m not sure what. Anyway, onward, upward, and all that. Continue reading