My thoughts after seeing Martin Lawrence live and reading David Spade’s memoir

Between last night and tonight, I saw Martin Lawrence live, and finished reading David Spade’s memoir, Almost Interesting, so I thought I’d blog a little about my experiences with both. Martin Lawrence was performing at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The surprise of the night was that he was being supported by Melanie Comarcho, who … More My thoughts after seeing Martin Lawrence live and reading David Spade’s memoir

On Motivation, Realistic Goals, and Living the Dream

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had creativity pouring through my veins. In primary school, I wrote stories and plays, often based on my favourite things at the time like Alvin and the Chipmunks, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jurassic Park, and Disney’s Aladdin. I acted in the Chipmunks plays I wrote, and … More On Motivation, Realistic Goals, and Living the Dream

Highlights from my first 8 months in the San Francisco Bay Area: June 2014-Feb 2015

Given I’ve not updated this blog the entire time since I’ve lived in Oakland, California, and my last post was about the comedy scene in Malaysia, I thought I’d write up a broad entry to discuss what I’m up to here, and some of the highlights of my experiences. Moving Stress Before I go into … More Highlights from my first 8 months in the San Francisco Bay Area: June 2014-Feb 2015

Leaving Malaysia at a Time When Live Comedy is Getting Exciting

I moved to Malaysia in November 2008. Shortly after arriving, the displacement and only being a couple of years into motherhood meant I was struggling with my identity and what to do with myself. I didn’t know how long I would be here for, but I knew it would be at least two years thanks … More Leaving Malaysia at a Time When Live Comedy is Getting Exciting

Promoting Lesser Known Artists: Gangster Macha

I’ve decided to start using this blog as a way of occasionally promoting other lesser known creative types that I’ve enjoyed. Whether I’ve encountered them through social media, in person, or otherwise, I figure that it’s worth getting the word out about them. People like us don’t have multi-million dollar advertising budgets, so blogging and … More Promoting Lesser Known Artists: Gangster Macha