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…

Today’s Special

I saw Today’s Special, starring Aasif Mandvi, yesterday. I don’t have a lot of deep thoughts about it: it wasn’t groundbreaking (it followed the classic storytelling formula exactly, and I could predict every event), but it was very upbeat and cute. It’s also refreshing to see an actor of color in the lead role, re-learning…