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Tofu Boy and Partying in Saigon

Jameelah and I got to Vietnam this morning after an uneventful flight with just a little turbulence. Really, the most remarkable thing that happened was the announcer, a lovely woman who interchanged her l’s...

Pixar’s “Brave”: A whiny teenage girl, a bear, and something about changing one’s...

Hi everyone, this column will likely not be coherent. It’s been a tough few days at work—one of those weeks that make me run off to join the circus—which I would do except for...

Stop Asking Me, “When Are You Having Kids?”

Now that we’ve been married for a couple of years, people ask us, "When are you having kids?" I wonder why people do this. Heck, even I do this. It’s as if we find...

The Price of College Style

For the past few months, I’ve been trying to live up to my new philosophy in life, which is "College Style!" That is, to do everything with the spirit of openness, optimism, and fun....

We Must Stop Discrimination Against Competent People!

There is a serious problem in our society that is receiving very little attention: the discrimination against competent people. These are people who show up to meetings on time, who follow through on what...

Portland: Natural Habitat of the Hipster

After watching on average of four hours of TV each day, Jameelah and I have taken the first steps to doing more self-actualizing hobbies (i.e., we ordered a bunch of art supplies from Amazon)....

Organic Cooking: Expensive, Yet Inconvenient

On Sunday, we invited an organic, vegan, anti-TV family over: Harriet, her husband Jim, and their little eight-year-old boy, Daniel. Of course, these are all fake names, so that you won’t send them anonymous...

How College-Style Are You? Take This Quiz to Find Out

As I live more and more in the real world, I start to notice several differences between this world and college. And no sir, I don’t like it as much. I mean, it’s nice...

Life Lessons From Kimchi

As my birthday approaches this month, I start to reflect back on my life and accomplishments. And by that, I mean I start to freak out and get depressed and eat like an entire...

Lets Reclaim Our Names!

A while ago, I wrote a Jagged Noodles column titled "Asian Parents, Stop Naming Your Kids Kenny!" Since then, I have met at least twelve Asian dudes named Kenny, Ken, or Kenneth. Eight of...