My essay, Here’s the Thing, appeared in The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review on Feb 6, 2014. Photos by Rashed Haq. What is it?, you might ask. Probably a simultaneous breakdown of cultural and language cliches, and involved a good amount of mistyping, deleting and retyping as I cracked myself up with each new diversion. By the end of it, I was quite fond of the Thing, though I still won’t hug it. A shout out here [ Read More ]
This week, I must share this fantastic discussion of Frozen, the Pixar/Disney movie, by Elizabeth Cummins Munoz. Quoting “Frozen’s version of the psyche’s quest to harness its own feminine power is tailored perfectly to suit my contemporary world, then I should be cautioned, as should my daughters who file out before me tripping over popcorn buckets and candy wrappers. Because, though we may be inching closer to celebrating the healthy [ Read More ]
I’m rooting for the new Ms. Marvel crashing in on us in January 2014. She’s 16, she’s muslim, she’s Pakistani, and she’s from Jersey City. I haven’t bought a Marvel comic, in about a… wait… never. But in Jan, I sure will. Need to find me a favorite comics store in Houston.