Self loathing Wednesdays

Every so often, I have a Self Loathing Wednesday. The term was coined back in 2007 by my friend James Getomer, whether he remembers coining it or not. It was a tricky concept to develop, but after much discussion we came to the conclusion that Self Loathing Wednesday would involve eating 2 dozen Krispy Kreme […]

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Popcorn guy part 2

This is part II to part I of the ever exciting Popcorn Guy saga. You may want to re-read it  here to see where we last left poor Harry Hamilton. ‘My father?!’ Harry stuttered, at a loss for words. ‘I’ve never met him in my life. For all I know, he never existed and I’m […]

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A midday stroll

It was the kind of day that made me proud to be a native San Franciscan. I imagined my parents when they first moved to the city from Hong Kong and Fiji – how overwhelmed, excited, and terrified they must have felt. They sacrificed everything for me, so that I could experience a day like […]

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Creepy stalker tendencies

Before Facebook, there was Friendster. Before Friendster, there was Xanga. Before Xanga, there were AIM status messages. Before AIM status messages, there were binoculars. Sometime during my freshman year in college, I realized that I was predisposed to what people call ‘creepy, stalker tendencies.’ These came naturally to me. At a huge, sprawling university filled […]

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Love in the club

My boyfriend thinks my closet is bottomless. Bottomless, maybe. But attractive? Not always. This past weekend we were on a mission to go to a club. A real club – not a hipster douche bag one in the Mission, where I tend to frequent because I can unashamedly wear a v-neck t-shirt and my beat […]

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Dang girl, you look like Lucy Liu

It was around 6:15pm, and I was hurriedly making my way down the Montgomery station’s steps to catch my train. Naturally, I was also engrossed in a book, because reading and crossing busy streets make me feel dangerous.  The L was coming! My eyes lit up as I tossed my book into my fake Italian […]

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Popcorn guy

There’s an editor in my office who eats popcorn all day long. It’s really very annoying. Everyday at 3, I know that Popcorn Guy will either be: 1. Burning his popcorn in the microwave, making the entire floor smell like incinerated roadkill or 2. Getting popcorn grease all over his keyboard as his shoves the […]

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