Kobe Beef

January 28, 2008 / Daily Life / 9 Comments

I was sick today, so my boyfriend came over with some Japanese take-out. I had maki sushi and he had chicken katsudon. There was a huge leafy vegetable on his take-out bento and this is how the conversation proceeded: BF: Moo…! I’m grazing. 私は神戸ビーフです。(I am kobe beef.) ME: What kinda cow refers to himself as…


How Simpsons is drawn in South Korea

I’ve always been a big fan of cartoons, and more recently, anime. I’ve never really understood the process of moving away from the drawing board to animating it on the computer. This video from CNN TalkAsia really sums it up. It’s a fascinating process that looks awfully arduous as well. But I love cartoons. I’m…


Agitated: Mindset of an Adult Third Culture Kid

Disclaimer: This entry is going to be emotional, political and rebellious teenager-esque. If you don’t like these sort of entries please visit the political one below or the pictorial one below that. 🙂 These past few days personality has become more abrasive since it happened. I was reading an article for my course, which cited…


Go, Go Clinton!

January 27, 2008 / Culture, Opinion / 7 Comments

Disclaimer: This post is ever-so-slightly political in nature. Leave a flame for my support for Clinton or any other commenters’ support for other candidates and your IP is immediately banned. If you do not have the intellectual maturity and capacity to handle a proper conversation on politics, please join the new online hangout for 70%…


Cleaned My Room; Cleaned State of Mind

January 23, 2008 / Daily Life / 14 Comments

My latest toilet companion, Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, told me that a person’s room can reflect part of their personality and mental health – like their anal retentiveness (woot! more toilet allusions!) and self-confidence. In light of that, I immediately went to clean my room, and called the house cleaning Brisbane company to help me….


Ms. Dewey

January 19, 2008 / Internet Memes / 9 Comments

Ms. Dewey is Microsoft’s experiment to create some sort of an interactive search active in a form of a sexy, sophisticated, witty and ever so slightly bitchy woman. Some things she says are absolutely hilarious. And I love how Microsoft tries to get her to respond to as many common searches possible. The poor actress…


Insomnia

January 18, 2008 / Daily Life / 5 Comments

This is one of my rare posts about my emotions. As an ENTJ, it’s extremely difficult and exhausting even to figure out what my emotions, let alone express them. So if you comment, please keep that in mind. And if you’re not into sappy entries. Please move along to the entries below.