In a world of everything-bagel seasoning and Instagrammable foods, I refuse to stray from the humble unadulterated bagel.
I often call Julia Cameron, the luminary behind The Artist's Way, my fairy godmother. Her philosophy has helped me understand that the ability to be artistic comes more naturally than one would think.
Cartoons like My Neighbor Totoro and Dragon Ball Z introduced me to anime — and started an ongoing love for the artform and its stories that explore what it means to be human.
These slimmed-down episodes are perfect for attention spans shortened by TikTok. I don't need to see the whole story — not even how it ends — as long as the conveyor belt of clips keeps rolling.
What started as a childhood fascination has developed into a photographic project where I explore identity and Blackness through the characters I portray.
When I get up and make my first cup of coffee, I do it like performing a sacred ritual. I know that those beans traveled far, and were cared for.
The real magic of simulation baseball is that it gives me and my dad something to take seriously that isn't actually serious. The games don't matter, but who you play them with really does.
Despite not playing hockey, I learned that fan participation is equally important to the game. We have the ability to uplift our team through our energy and engagement.
I started my Vietnamese cooking blog to preserve my family's recipes. It taught me that heritage is about mixing what I've been taught with my own experiences, and cooking up something entirely new.
The sense of community I've regained with the game of golf during the pandemic is more than I could've ever imagined.
Music festivals like Coachella are a spectrum of taste and discovery, allowing fans to experience their favorite artists and introducing them to new ones.
Much like clouds, we are all shifting and changing, solid one moment only to dissolve in the next. And who knows what form our lives will take next?
Whether it is to revisit a beloved movie or to build excitement for an upcoming project, movie trailers are truly an underappreciated art form.
Listening to old playlists triggers more complicated emotions than looking at old journals; instead of reading stories told from my perspective, I'm hearing music for what it was and always has been.
As a former college basketball player, I know firsthand how hard the players work to stay in the tournament for as long as possible. Here's why you should fill out a March Madness bracket this season.