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Monthly Archives: February 2016
If you follow this blog, you may know I’m an avid follower of Charlie Rose and appreciate his more in-depth television interviews. I recently came across this one with Danny Bowien, chef and co-founder of the restaurants Mission Chinese Food and … Continue reading
Dr. Ken, Season 1, Episode 16: “Meeting Molly’s Boyfriend” Original airdate February 26, 2016. Symptoms: When Molly introduces her new boyfriend to Ken and Allison, Allison is confronted with a confidentiality issue: the new boyfriend is the son of one … Continue reading
https://youtu.be/ajqJExr7E2s I caught this TV commercial the week of Lunar New Year and was wondering if this TD Ameritrade commercial was purposely released – probably, considering the YouTube upload date was February 8th, New Year’s Day: “Your grandkids are full … Continue reading
Fresh Off the Boat, Season 2, Episode 14: “Michael Chang Fever” Original airdate February 23, 2016. Microsynopsis: Inspired by the tennis success of Michael Chang, Emery takes up the sport, with the enthusiastic support of his parents. He’s declared “a … Continue reading
I’ve always seen myself as a Tiger dad. I know saying that has a lot of negative connotations. But I have big dreams for my toddler. First, he’s going to get into Harvard, then either make the NBA or play … Continue reading
Ever since the 1st Fred Korematsu Day Celebration in the San Francisco Bay Area back in 2011, I think I have attended every Celebration. This January 2016 was no different. And given GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rhetoric on banning muslims … Continue reading
Dr. Ken, Season 1, Episode 15: “The Wedding Sitter” Original airdate February 19, 2016. Symptoms: Ken and Suzy are invited to a Welltopia doctor’s wedding. Suzy is reluctant to go, supposedly because she doesn’t care for weddings, but what she … Continue reading
https://youtu.be/rPWs4FK9lDY I caught this recent Farmers Insurance commercial the other day: “At Farmers, we’ve seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. Even a band of vigilante turkeys enacting their revenge. Talk to Farmers today about the … Continue reading
On February 11, a jury found NYPD Officer Peter Liang guilty of second degree manslaughter in the death of Akai Gurley. Liang discharged his gun in a stairwell during a patrol, and the ricocheting bullet killed the unarmed Gurley, who … Continue reading
Fresh Off the Boat, Season 2, Episode 13: “Phil’s Phaves” Original airdate February 16, 2016. Microsynopsis: Louis brings home his family’s first “Internet computer,” and thanks to Evan’s proficiency, the family immediately discovers a website that’s given Cattleman’s Ranch a … Continue reading
Smart People, now at 2econd Stage Theatre in New York, takes an incisive look at the role race plays in our lives, from career to personal, and particularly when the two mesh. Written by Lydia Diamond and starring Mahershala Ali (House of … Continue reading
Earlier in January, former Golden State Warrior and now current Charlotte Hornet Jeremy Lin returned to the Bay Area to play against his former team. Whenever Lin is in town (no relation to me), I always try to get a … Continue reading