“You try not to let it get to you… but it does.”
“I wish that they had some model that didn’t have double eyelids, that was short and had tan skin.”
As a 20-something Korean-American, I found this documentary preview incredibly moving and accurate of what I know about the obsession of beauty among Koreans. It took me years (and years) to be able to somewhat brush off comment by my relatives who said time and time again that I would look so much better with “sang ka pul” or a nose job.
Here’s to the girls with the monolids!
ACTUAL MESSAGE OF (500) DAYS OF SUMMER THAT NO ONE ACTUALLY REALIZES
WHERE ARE ALL THE ASIAN ACTRESSES?
by From Our Readers
Part of it is what Lucy Liu says about Asian actresses not getting to play the sibling, mother, etc. There are just significantly fewer roles offered to or made for Asian actresses, aside from the occasional best friend or a hooker in Thailand (ala Bridget Jones 2). Part of it is also what the article implies, that many Asian cultures somewhat abhor acting as a respectable profession— many actors of Asian descent have to either “bargain” with their parents (Sandra Oh made a deal with hers that she would quit after an amount of time) or fight the scrutiny and disapproval of their family to pursue a dream that might never come true.
Millennials are the “ME ME ME GENERATION,” writes Joel Stein for Time magazine’s new cover story out today — which makes him only the latest culture writer in the last century or so to declare the youth self-obsessed little monsters.
“Basically, it’s not that people born after 1980 are narcissists, it’s that young people are narcissists, and they get over themselves as they get older. It’s like doing a study of toddlers and declaring those born since 2010 are Generation Sociopath: Kids These Days Will Pull Your Hair, Pee On Walls, Throw Full Bowls of Cereal Without Even Thinking of the Consequences.”
lmao. bye. omg. bye. wtf. meanwhile, in america, we’re doing those evil ass times tables.