Okay, so there are many discussions out there that address the issues with Frozen, particularly my favorite: this Youtube video which addresses all of the storytelling issues I had, and this one awesome article that breaks down why it shouldn’t be lauded as “revolutionary” in any way. But after a while, seeing all of the “Frozen is… Continue reading Soy; let down by Sibling development in Frozen
So I recently won a raffle in one of Vitasoy’s Facebook Scavenger Hunt event and today a box came for me in the mail! What’s this? Excuse you that is not “Firm Tofu” that is false advertising. Upon opening, it is mostly packing peanuts and one well-protected mug. Wow, a really cute ceramic mug with… Continue reading Soy; a Vitasoy Winner!
Recently (or more accurately, November 4th), SM Entertainment released the new Japanese Music Video for the popular Girl’s Generation (SNSD, or in Japanese, Shoujo Jidai)’s “My Oh My.” It will be part of their 3rd Japanese Album. Fitting that it should be released after the group won the YouTube Award for “Video of the Year”… Continue reading Soy; listening to SNSD’s “My Oh My” and their YT victory
Recently, I attended a poetry reading event to promote the 2012 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner, Dexter Booth’s new poetry book, “Scratching the Ghost.” Two honorable mentions who have or are also releasing books, Cherene M. Sherrard (“Mistress, Reclining”) and Saeed Jones (“Prelude to Bruise”) were also guest readers. Major Jackson, who was to introduce… Continue reading Soy; attending African-American Cave Canem Poetry Prize Readings
(click image for full size) NYU returns victorious from Cornell!! Spoiler alert: the photo above. Other than that, I will do my best to give a personal, chronological account of the event. (There is no reason why this is a month late, except that once you procrastinate, the moment passes to write it so it… Continue reading Soy; in an after Cornell Kendo Ta(i)kai-High
What time is it?? I certainly had time – two and a half hours of it to wait in line in the increasingly chilly October nights at Forbidden Planet NYC to attend the Adventure Time Encyclopedia Book Signing! (*Note: this was Thursday, Oct 10. I totally started this and then decided to sleep for the… Continue reading Soy; in Adventure Time!
I hope this blog doesn’t seem like it’s only going to be a kendo one, but so far it’s the most recent thing on my mind because guuueess who’s leaving for a tournament this weekend? Cornell is staring us in the face (unlike my friends, who are frantically preparing for Comic Con haha), so this… Continue reading Kendo Journal; Ippon!