Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother: or, creating soulless robots is a realistic, viable way of raising your children

I’m late to this! Apparently, the Wall Street Journal recently published an article by Amy Chua entitled Why Asian Mothers are Superior. It’s an excerpt from Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and it’s all about how Crazy Asian Moms can browbeat their children into becoming overachieving robots. Cue battle cries emanating from…

Sorry, not done with end of the year wrap ups yet. I promise I’ll stop after this one. This time I’ve got Asia Pacific Arts’ Best of 2010, which includes best APA movies, pop acts, mainstream sensations, and even Youtube stars. There’s also a section for KPop stars, choreography, and dramas. I’ve only read the…

Oh Hollywood, why

After dragging itself out of a dispute over rights to the original story, Oldboy (a Japanese manga by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya that was adapted into a critically acclaimed Korean movie in 2003), is back on track to be made into a Hollywood remake. There are three big-name directors who could become attached to…