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Obake Stories: The Clash Between Superstition and Religion

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Death Anniversaries & Good Fortune: A Korean American Ghost Story

My father has always said I was born with bok. When I was a kid, teachers would often happen to be absent the day I forgot to do my homework or study for a...

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In “Ghost Forest,” Absence Is as Powerful as Presence

“Ghost Forest” is a kaleidoscopic debut from Chinese Canadian writer Pik-Shuen Fung. Though the book is a novel, it often reads like a memoir in its...

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Dressing James Bond: Interview With 007 Costume Designer, Suttirat Anne Larlarb

“No Time To Die,” the 25th film in the James Bond series premieres October 8th. In anticipation of the glamorous film, we sat down with the woman behind...

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Netflix Anime Takes Filipino Horror Worldwide Through “Trese” But Downplays the Lived Horrors of Filipino Citizens

In Manila, dark supernatural forces pervade the criminal underworld and it’s up to Alexandra Trese to keep the peace. Catch Mochi's illuminating review about...

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The Creativity and Influence of Nonbinary and Gender-Nonconforming Digital Influencers

Question: Male or Female? Answer: Neither Why should our understanding of gender be confined to only the categories of male and female? Nonbinary and...

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The Connection in the Cards: Asian Americans and Tarot

Are you interested in having your cards read? Practicing tarot reading is as simple as pulling a card, asking yourself what you notice, and beginning to tell a...

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The Vietnamese Creation Myth: Looking to Southeast Asia for Inspiration

Growing up, I looked to Western mythology as inspiration for fantasy and stories. In the United States, there always seems to be a fixation on European...

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Jenny Qi and Kat Chow Grapple with Mother-Loss in Debut Books, “Focal Point” and “Seeing Ghosts”

Journalist Kat Chow and poet Jenny Qi show readers how we can continue our relationships with loved ones even after their deaths...

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An Artist’s Exploration of Cultural Superstitions: Peter Chan’s “Ideals & Traditions” Series

If you grew up in an Asian family, you might have heard these words of caution: Each remaining grain of rice in your bowl represents a blemish on your future...

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