Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series has irrevocably proved that yes, Asian girls can have their own storylines and yes, they do in fact have personalities. Sometimes, however, media representation – particularly when it’s one of the only outlets that appears to properly reflect your identity – can be a little too influential.
In the English language, we subconsciously place our words in a particular order; articles follow adjectives, with nouns close behind. Perhaps in an example of life imitating art, we order our intersectionality in a manner that mirrors the structure of the English language.
“I’m what’s known as a ‘Pod Head’ (a term I coined).”
A tasty bite of Blair Williams’ thesis that will leave you wanting more.
“Ever discovered, months into knowing someone, that they have an incredible and oddly-specific interest? Ever wished you were that elusive and impressive person, but struggled to know where to start?”
“I have been listening to podcasts since around 2009. Podcasting has been around for a while longer than that – it was first created as a play on the then popular ‘iPod’.”