Category Archives: Politics

How I learned to stop worrying and love the layoff

I love my job at the Toronto Star. The elevator spiel — that I get paid to look at photos all day — really is the happy truth. Like, I got to make a video about a Lego man who went to space. But the Star, like all newspapers, is struggling. (They posted a 44 […]
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Morning after G20 Toronto riots

The morning after the G20 riots, I roamed around a much-quieter downtown Toronto. The Eaton Centre was very empty for a weekend afternoon. And lots of stop-and-searches by police. Taken Sunday, June 27, 2010.
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Pride and (gay) prejudice

In honour of Pride Week in Toronto, here is a little story about my family and their views on gay rights. This post is also part of The Ethnic Aisle blog collective, a super-awesome new thing I am part of that comments on the experience of visible minority Canadians. I think every person can pinpoint […]
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The Dragon Lady

Ah, Wikipedia. It always seems to be the night I’m scrambling to finish some other writing that I come across a subject that grips me, sending me down a rabbit hole of Googling and complete focus derailment. Which is how I came to learn about Anna May Wong, a second-generation Chinese-American actress with Taishan roots. […]
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TEH GOP LUBS YUO!

DO YUO LUB TEH GOP?!!?!!11 SHOW TEH WORL BY SENDING UR GOP LUB TO ALL UR FRENS!
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