How Does Hometown Pride Work?

Have you ever heard of someone famous who seems a little familiar, and then you realize that they are your age and grew up in your hometown? That happened to me twice recently. I have this feeling of “hometown pride” despite not knowing these two people at all (and it’s a complete coincidence that we … Read more

Have You Watched “What If”?

I’m a sucker for a good romantic comedy. Actually, I’m a sucker even for not-so-good romantic comedies. But when a great one comes along, I want to share it. “What If” is a great romantic comedy. This movie wasn’t on my radar at all. Apparently it was originally called “The F Word,” and now it’s … Read more

How Do You Like Your Oysters?

I recently realized that I’m intrigued by oysters. Part of this epiphany came from realizing that I don’t dislike oysters. They’ve never really been a part of my life–I’ve seen them at restaurants, but I’ve only ordered them once or twice ever. I’m sure there are oyster connoisseurs out there who like very specific oysters with no … Read more

Crazy Rich Relationships

This weekend I saw the movie Crazy Rich Asians. While it’s not the best Asian-led romantic comedy I watched this weekend (Netflix’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” takes the crown), I still really enjoyed it. In case you’re not familiar with it, the premise is that a woman is dating a man who … Read more