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The Joys and Horrors of Childbirth

The Joys and Horrors of Childbirth

Huy X. Le February 6, 2013 0

For the past few weeks, Jameelah and I have been attending childbirth classes, because we don’t know nothing about birthing no babies when it comes to baby birthing. These classes last three hours each,

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Jagged Noodles: Lessons Learned from Subway

Jagged Noodles: Lessons Learned from Subway

Huy X. Le January 17, 2013 0

Good news, everyone. After my last column, I actually did write to Subway to complain about their stupid commercials with those idiots adults who speak with kids’ voices, commercials that have been haunting my

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New Year’s Resolutions for Everyone Around Me

New Year’s Resolutions for Everyone Around Me

Huy X. Le January 2, 2013 0

There are few things more American than making New Year’s resolutions. Each year around this time, we individually create a list of promises in hopes of bettering ourselves and becoming more fulfilled. Then we

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Recapturing the Magic of Christmas

Recapturing the Magic of Christmas

Huy X. Le December 21, 2012 0

For the past few weeks, as I drive past houses that are decorated with Christmas lights, I feel a pervasive sense of sadness and the rapidly burgeoning weight of mortality. This is arguably the

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Frak, I’m going to be a father

Frak, I’m going to be a father

Huy X. Le December 5, 2012 0

Jameelah and I have just found out that our baby is a boy. We are ecstatic. Sure, we would love a daughter just as much as we now love our son, and I know

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Do Your Patriotic Duty and Shop on Black Friday

Do Your Patriotic Duty and Shop on Black Friday

Huy X. Le November 23, 2012 0

Around this time of the year, most of us take a moment to pause and reflect on the things for which we are thankful. Family, good health, love, the obliteration of Romney and his

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Baby Never Acts Wild, Very Low-Key on the Profile

Baby Never Acts Wild, Very Low-Key on the Profile

Huy X. Le November 7, 2012 0

Next Monday, we will have an ultrasound to find out if our little critter will be a boy or a girl. This will give us a head start on indoctrinating this kid on its

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What Obama and Romney Can Learn from Reality TV

What Obama and Romney Can Learn from Reality TV

Huy X. Le October 17, 2012 0

Sadly, as many of us had predicted, our political system has devolved into reality TV. Just look at the Presidential debate a couple of weeks ago. Do any of us remember any of the

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Asian Dude’s Experience with Black Culture, Episode 4:  What Yo Man Gotta Do With Me?

Asian Dude’s Experience with Black Culture, Episode 4: What Yo Man Gotta Do With Me?

Huy X. Le October 3, 2012 0

About every other day, Jameelah comes home and tells me which guys hit on her. “So I was at the gas station today and this one kid comes up and was all like, ‘Hey,

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On Mortality, Existence, Life Insurance, and Ketchup Maggots

On Mortality, Existence, Life Insurance, and Ketchup Maggots

Huy X. Le September 19, 2012 0

When women get pregnant, their partners often have sympathy symptoms. I have gained several pounds and am stricken by occasional mood swings, which can be challenging on the people around me: “I love you

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