“‘The Leftovers’ and Living Reminders; or Why I Write About Grief,” October 2017


“The First Time I Ate Pistachio Pudding,” August 2017

Paste Magazine

“How Master of None Uses Food to Explore Authenticity,” June 2017

“In Syfy’s The Expanse, Nuance is the Antidote to Authoritarianism,” January 2017

“The Year TV Gave Us Space To Grieve,” December 2016

“White Privilege Abounds In Late Night Television’s Response to Trump’s Victory,” November 2016

“The 20 Best Olde English Sketches,” September 2016

“MOCA’s Exhibit on Chinese Food Tackles Authenticity and Identity,” September 2016

“Happy Birthday, Longevity Noodles,” July 2016

“Young Voters Don’t Feel Apathetic About U.S. Politics — They Feel Hopeless,” June 2016

“Can Chicago Police Be Both Transparent and Effective?”, June 2016

“Rethinking the Meaning of Authentic Chinese Food,” May 2016


“My Mother Lives On in My Lipsticks,” May 2017

The Rumpus

“Lessons From My Grandma On Language and Silence,” April 2017

Extra Crispy

“A Soy Milk Maker Will Give You the Nut Milk You Deserve,” March 2017

“Every Single Breakfast Consumed on ‘Gilmore Girls’,” November 2016


“‘Great American Baking Show’ gives us so much hope for the ‘British Bake-Off’ reboot,” December 2016

“Kung fu, Chinese food & blaxploitation: ‘Luke Cage’ connects the cultural dots,” October 2016


“A Recipe I Don’t Make, No Matter How Much I Crave It,” September, 2016

The Establishment

“The Troubling Perpetuation of Chinese Tourist Stereotypes,” July 2016

“Why Women-Only Transportation Isn’t the Answer,” June 2016

“The Mother’s Day Stories We Never Hear,” May 2016

Hello Giggles

“10 Tabletop Games That Celebrate Women and Diversity,” April 2016

“When I Revisited My Childhood Home, Everything Was Different,” March 2016


“The One ‘Gilmore Girls’ Romance That Never Should Have Happened,” April 2016

The Mary Sue

“Should We Be Concerned About ‘Asians-Are-Interchangeable’ Casting?”, March 2016

The Culture Trip

“Tea Traditions Around the World,” February 2016

“The Best Cupcakes in Chicago,” January 2016

“Top 10 Things to Do and See in Edgewater, Chicago,” December 2015

 Tell-Tale TV

“TV Composer Dominic Lewis on the Music of Man in the High Castle [Exclusive Interview],” March 2016

“10 Things Rory Gilmore Taught Us About Life,” February 2016

“13 Best Episodes of Angel,” January 2016


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TV Fanatic

TV Reviews of The Magicians, You, Me, and the Apocalypse