CRAZY RICH ASIANS | WHY AM I YELLOW?

I am not rich, nor crazy, but I am Asian. Kevin Kwan needs to complete NS. 

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Yourself, in Recovery.

Just five minutes ago, I was thinking of how to answer to an artist friend (who I greatly respect, by the way! Her work can be found here). The month of June brings a crazy number of things that I need to do regarding the production of Issue 5: AMO, ARMOUR for Carpe Bloom. We’re embarking…

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YELLOW CHAIR: The Last Immigrant

Lau Siew Mei wrote wonderfully and terrifyingly about the supernatural world and the treachery of our own internal mind’s workings, creating an entrancing narrative of a neighbourhood that charted each other’s lives and were interconnected by voids meant to be filled, or that had been haphazardly filled.

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Yellow Chair: MINISTRY OF MORAL PANIC

MINISTRY OF MORAL PANIC is an innocent-looking book; packed within its pages are seemingly explosive weapons filled to the brim with gun powder. Do we say phrases like ‘filled to the brim with gun powder’? Is that sentence correctly constructed? I don’t know. But what I do know is that the debut collection of Amanda…

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The Last Recipe

I would 10/10 Recommend. — Directed by Yojiro Takita, The Last Recipe was clearly a reflection of the high-quality that Takita — the Oscar Award-winning Director (Departures) — invests into his works. In other words, The Last Recipe took whatever expectations I had and threw them out and above the window — this movie exceeded my expectations.

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Light to Night Festival 2018 : At Home in the Mud

The Padang was muddy. However, the festival wasn’t cruddy – Light to Night 2018 was pretty amazing. – We went on Jan 20, 2018…

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TALKING-GAME | An online Interview Resource

From experience in reporting, to expanding into formal reviews and journalism, Athena hopes to provide solid insight from the perspective of a self-taught writer/Editor of a younger demographic. -The art of interviewing someone else is beautiful if we poise the brush to bring us the best strokes on the canvas. To paint a really good picture — aka make the most out of an interview — as interviewers, we need to ask really good questions. –

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january 5th, 2018

The Time I Tried to make a Thread on Twitter of my “amazing reads”. Well, I won’t regret making this faux thread. I failed at it, by the way. But here are some really, really good reads that’ll hopefully splice your heart open.

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Protected: 29th December: The Scariest Week of my Life

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The Art of Interview

From the vantage point of an Editor, writer, and someone who’d messed up in her very first interview–now, I like to think that I’m doing much better. We’re talking about the one that I do as an Editor, the interviews that I conduct with professionals who inspire me to no end. I’m talking about interviews…

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