What’s Up Men (ramen review)

Between wrapping up my breathtaking summer at Startup UCLA and the launch of SelfWe, moving, and diving into the deep end of the LSAT pool, it’s been a while. For that I am sorry. But while I was away, I did not stop eating ramen. After all, ramen is a perfect antidote to the anxiety…

Iron Man 3: Rise of the Mandarin?

With the success of The Avengers, media consumers like myself can’t help but look to the future and think, “What next?”  Well, what’s next is Iron Man 3.  But now I’m wondering, what does the comic book industry have anything to do with Asian Americans? Unfortunately, it has everything to do with Asian Americans. The Walt Disney Company…

Collateral Damage of Full Metal Jacket

When Gunnery Sergeant Hartman said, “There is no racial bigotry here,” I knew that Full Metal Jacketwould make me want to throw up in disgust. The film did not disappoint.   Released in 1987, Full Metal Jacket can most easily be described in two parts. In the first half of the movie, Full Metal Jacket follows a group of marine…