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Warhol in Three D

The Whitney’s Warhol exhibit gave me a new perspective on his work.  Up until “Andy Warhol— From A to B… read more Warhol in Three D

Bowie is Documentary

There were two pieces of Bowie memorabilia I brought with me my freshman year of college and my first time… read more Bowie is Documentary

Infographic: Comparing Ebooks and Books

Listing as a book reviewer at the Indie View has opened my world to a dynamic culture of ebook authors…. read more Infographic: Comparing Ebooks and Books

My First Otakon

This year Otakon celebrated its 20th anniversary and I celebrated my first Otakon! According to Wikipedia, Otakon is “one of… read more My First Otakon

Monkey’s Lincoln Center Journey

Stephen Chow’s A Chinese Odyssey is among my favorite adaptations of the Monkey King story I think it would be… read more Monkey’s Lincoln Center Journey

NYCC 2012: Pokemon Pictures

Pictures from the Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 celebration at SIR Stage 37.

An Asian American Summer Reading List

A version of this list appears on k2twelve.com and ricedaddies.com.   Mia Wenjen’s Jade Luck Club has the most extensive and… read more An Asian American Summer Reading List

NYCC 2011: Green Lantern Series Review

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS! Among the highlights of the 2011 New York Comic Con is the preview my children and I… read more NYCC 2011: Green Lantern Series Review

NYCC 2011: National Gaming Day

I was looking forward to the New York Comic Con (NYCC) panel on National Gaming Day. And was disappointed when… read more NYCC 2011: National Gaming Day

This Year’s NYCC 2011

Like talking to teenagers about sex, not enough conversation happens between elementary/middle school students and their adult counterparts (teachers and… read more This Year’s NYCC 2011

Watching Farewell My Concubine As A Teacher and A Father

Netflix is streaming Chen Kaige’s Farewell My Concubine. The movie is as good as I remember it. But watching it… read more Watching Farewell My Concubine As A Teacher and A Father

Remembering Sir

Right around the fifth paragraph of Marie Lee’s op-ed in the New York Times To Sir With Love started playing… read more Remembering Sir

My Top 5 Educational TV Theme Songs

AM New York ran two highly entertaining and highly distracting (and highly debatable) articles: A timeline of TV theme songs… read more My Top 5 Educational TV Theme Songs

Lt. Columbo: A Layperson’s Guide in Effective Teaching

An abridged version of this post appears on the K2Twelve blog. For one reason or another I am unable to… read more Lt. Columbo: A Layperson’s Guide in Effective Teaching

Arbejdsglaede

Hamlet was my introduction to the Danes; Him and Danny Kaye prancing around a Hollywood set as Hans Christian Andersen…. read more Arbejdsglaede

NYCC/NYAF 2010

Good friends tell each other the truth. They are honest with one another. But sometimes good friends allow each other… read more NYCC/NYAF 2010

My Father, My Teacher?

There was an interesting discussion on NPR’s Tell Me More about fathers getting involved in their children’s education. I didn’t… read more My Father, My Teacher?

Mnemonic Rocks

Even before my eldest could write proper words, I made him keep a journal. I was inspired by a friend… read more Mnemonic Rocks

When it LOOKS like education

This weekend it occurred to me Mark Twain’s Diaries of Adam and Eve is an allegory for educational policy, practice,… read more When it LOOKS like education

Blog Out

Sometimes it is not a matter of what is said (or being the first to say it) but a matter… read more Blog Out