Grace Jung

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Grace Jung

What #NotYourAsianSidekick Means To Me

I get taken aside in my office by colleagues who ask if I know how to use the abacus, or if I know the lyrics to Psy’s “Gangnam Style.” When I call them out on the inappropriateness of their question, the same colleagues defiantly claim they are not racist against Asians because they love Korean food and that they know I’m Korean.

5 Dudes That Dudes Love

dude – n. A man; a guy A stylish, fastidious man. When talking to Dudes, I always encounter the same few figures in our conversations. The following is an observation taken from experience: 1.

Why I (Now) Avoid Reading Haruki Murakami

Four years since my last Murakami book, I now see his books being read everywhere by everyone. His books have become a household item like a fork or spatula; they are on bookshelves of every home I visit.