Knicks vs. Blazers at MSG

February 6, 2014 / 0 comments

My first trip to Madison Square Garden since I moved here was for a Knicks game tonight. The Knicks lost to the Portland Trailblazers. J.R. Smith made bad decisions.

Carlton Gebbia is crazy

Don’t You Dare!

February 5, 2014 / 2 comments

What a crazy lady that Carlton Gebbia is. She’s just plain nutty. Her ego has made her completely lose grip on reality and perspective.

Lap Cheong: Dried, preserved Chinese sausage

February 4, 2014 / 5 comments

I trekked to Confucius Plaza today to see my visiting dad. My pops likes to visit New York quarterly to see the relatives and to stock up on Chinese ingredients. One of those ingredients he picks up on his New York Chinatown trips is called Lap Cheong (or Lop Chong)

Native American Racism Redskins Racist Mascot

Let’s bring Native-American racism into the 2000s

February 3, 2014 / 4 comments

What a beautiful video for an ugly situation. It’s really well done and makes its point really clear.

Jeremy Lin records triple double in 29 minutes off the bench

February 2, 2014 / 1 comment

Not really finding his place in the Rocket’s starting lineup, Jeremy Lin has embraced his role as the Rockets’ sixth man this year. Playing the James Harden role James Harden played in Oklahoma City – Lin has mostly been the aggressive, dynamic, offensive weapon coming off the bench for the Houston Rockets.

Today in yoga class, I learned that not everyone wants to look exactly like me

February 2, 2014 / 1 comment

Here’s an article that was recently put out on titled: THERE ARE NO BLACK PEOPLE IN MY YOGA CLASSES AND I’M SUDDENLY FEELING UNCOMFORTABLE WITH IT Unfortunately, the article is about as terrible as it sounds.

Chinese New Year Red Envelopes

Merry Chinese New Year Red Envelopes Holiday!

January 31, 2014 / 3 comments

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Kung Hei Fat Choy! Gong Hey Fat Choy! Gong Xi Fa Cai! 恭喜发财! Happy Chinese New Year! Happy Lunar New Year! #cny

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Who is Paint? (YouTube)

January 30, 2014 / 1 comment

(Who is Paint? His name is Jon Cozart.) After a few hours spent snorting and laughing, I decided to give the po-tay-toes song a rest (I was hungry). So instead of clicking replay for the 71st time, I actually let the video finish.

“PO-TAY-TOES,” you idiot!

January 29, 2014 / 1 comment

I was going to say that there are too many GIFs out there, but then I thought “Is that a lie, Stuart?”

Can I use Scotch Brite dishwand refills with a Ocelo dishwands? And vice versa?

January 28, 2014 / 1 comment

Can I use Scotch Brite dishwand refills with O-cel-O dishwands? Will they fit?  Go ahead.  I just did it. No need to wonder anymore.

beet fried rice with crispy onions

I’m the ‘Beet Fried Rice’ king

January 27, 2014 / 1 comment

Lots of “firsts” since my move to the East Coast. After not having a car for the first time in 20 years, not having a microwave for the first time in 30 years is the next most jarring adjustment.

MOCA: A must-visit museum for Chinese-Americans

January 25, 2014 / 1 comment

When I recently discovered that there was a museum dedicated to the Chinese American experience, I immediately placed it on my shortlist of places to go: museum, YMCA, Zara for their bi-yearly sale, and Prosperity Dumpling.

Mozzarella dish at Barbone East Village

Deep fried hot dogs, pierogies, belgian fries, pizza napoletana and more in the East Village

January 23, 2014 / 1 comment

I’m posting the following video as more of a reminder to try some of Josh Ozersky’s recommendations for “Eating the East Village”

That blue building in Lower East Side is called “BLUE”

January 22, 2014 / 1 comment

Braving the polar vortex on my way to Punjab Grocery & Deli in the Lower East Side, I ran across a “Blue” buildin that’s actually called “BLUE.”

Kiss the polar vortex

January 21, 2014 / 0 comments

How to stop those annoying Whatsapp server notifications

January 21, 2014 / 2 comments

What I Found Out Today: How to stop Whatsapp server notifications without blocking all messages or turning off push notifications.

Restricting a WordPress widget to only display on the homepage

January 20, 2014 / 3 comments

What I Found Out Today: Hello WordPressers, there may be a time in which you want to display a widget only on the home page of your site while not showing up on other pages.

Nik Stauskas is more than a 3-point shooter

January 19, 2014 / 3 comments

Michigan is now 5-0 in Big Ten thanks to Nik Stauskas’ big three pointer against #3 Wisconsin yesterday. The step back three came with Michigan clinging to a 68-67 lead with under a minute to play. To me, it wasn’t the three that should be noted, it was his cool demeanor

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When comic books turned into graphic novels

January 18, 2014 / 0 comments

I don’t remember how I got my start in comic books, but I do remember my mom would take my brother and I to the comic book store whenever she had time off on a Saturday

Larry Bird still holds a grudge against Bill Laimbeer

January 17, 2014 / 1 comment

With Bill Laimbeer, Dennis Rodman, and Rick Mahorn, the Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early 1990s didn’t just beat you on the court, they beat you down on the court.

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What does ‘MT’ stand for on Twitter?

January 13, 2014 / 1 comment

What I Found Out Today: I’ve been Twittering a lot lately, so I’m down with all my RTs, DMs, hashtags, FFs, and H/Ts…. but lately, I’ve run across a tweet that includes the “MT” abbreviation.

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Haemul Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake)

January 11, 2014 / 0 comments

This is an up-close and personal photo of the super colorful, super delicious seafood pancake at Cho Dang Gol in Midtown Manhattan

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