To Me, Myself, and I

A Personal Love Letter To the me of the past . . .  You seem a distant memory now, almost as if you’re an entire lifetime away. And though I don’t remember all the details of our time together, I’ll never forget how happy I was with you.  I can close my eyes and recall [...]

Because I Can See It

To those with a seemingly unreachable dream, Sometimes I forget that the tattoo on my arm is there for a reason. On the surface, it’s a nice homage to the Harry Potter series and, more specifically, my self-identification as a Slytherin. The underlying reason goes deeper than that. It was the spring of my junior [...]

Voice acting? What’s that about?

So tell me, what is your favorite Disney movie? Go on, humor me for a bit. Or why don’t we expand our question: What is your favorite animated movie? Anime series? Cartoon show? Picture your favorite characters. Imagine the sounds of their voices, the intonations in their speech. For every bit of dialogue, conversation, phrase, [...]

A common case of identity crisis

Pineapple 菠蘿 is a coming-of-age web series that explores cultural identity in Hong Kong, primarily against the backdrop of an international school. The story follows a group of students—Michelle (Sognia Xiao), Winston (Ho Long Lee), and Stella (J Lou)—as they prepare for the annual fashion show at their prestigious international school. Meanwhile, Chinese-American Popstar Amber [...]

Introducing: newbrighton

Seattle, Washington is known for a list of things, including but not limited to: coffee, rain, traffic, Microsoft and other large business, the University of Washinton... and the list goes on. There is also something about Seattle that seems to bring out the creative side of people. For Jake Kelly, John Jarman, and Cody Schuman, [...]

Even as he sleeps

My Dear Love, I got married today… It was perfect, the wedding I always wanted; it was like a dream. But the silver chairs we picked seemed dull in the sunlight, arranged in rows like tombstones at a cemetery, green and silver ribbons decorating their backs. Conversations felt miles away. When the music began, everyone [...]

Introducing: Bill_enium

There are those who believe success is an abstract concept—one we could argue about till we no longer have breath to argue with. And we would still not come any closer to a definitive answer. Success is a subjective term, different in the eyes of different people.Some see success as reaching a particular point in [...]