• Cecilia Cao

    engines of oppression

    what parasite and snowpiercer say about capitalism

    November 15, 2019
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    Spoiler Alert: Endings of Parasite and Snowpiercer In an interview promoting Parasite, director Bong Joon-ho offered his answer for why the film has become a worldwide phenomenon: “I tried to express a sentiment specific to Korean culture…but all the responses from different audiences were pretty much the same…Because, essentially, we all live in the same […]

    radio in the morning

    bringing home to brown

    November 8, 2019
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    The bright morning sun warmed my back. My footsteps crunched, and I could feel the gravel under my worn, blue tennis shoes. The brisk November air chilled my legs. I shuddered, my thin pajama bottoms rippling in the wind. I buried my nose deeper into my jacket collar and eyed the sky. Another clear day […]

    an (asian) american abroad

    a dispatch from dublin

    October 31, 2019
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      In America, I never felt very American.  When I became an American citizen at sixteen, questions exploded in my mind like a never-ending show of Fourth of July fireworks: What is an American and what does it mean for me to be one and where am I from and what on earth does it […]