Things That Gave Me Life This Week #2

Pachinko  This novel by Min Jin Lee follows multiple generations of a Korean family who emigrated to Japan during the Japanese occupation of Korea and who stay in Japan through and after World War II. While the novel rewards some characters for putting in the hard work to keep their family afloat, ultimately it shows… Continue reading Things That Gave Me Life This Week #2

Things That Gave Me Life This Week #1

Every take of Charlie’s song It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a show that I’ve heard a lot about but had never seen. We just got Hulu with my partner’s student Spotify account, so we started watching this series (he’s seen it many times, apparently). Although some of the jokes have definitely aged badly (or… Continue reading Things That Gave Me Life This Week #1