In writer/director Alice Wu’s inter-generational family comedy Saving Face, Michelle Krusiec plays Wil (short for Wilhelmina), a medical resident without much time for a life let alone romance. 491 more words
Saving face in Thai culture is like someone in Missoura protecting their reputation. The idea behind saving face is nobody wants to lose face. Most folks don’t want to be embarrassed or look like a fool. 267 more words
The Angels remind us that sometimes it’s necessary to swallow our pride and simply move forward. Saving face is great when it can be done. Yet often it’s more important to keep taking steps than get caught in an in winnable battle.
In my last post, I discussed how many Asians are reluctant to openly express their opinion in a public space. After a super long hiatus (work’s been crazy busy!) I finally sit down with my good friend Charmaine Yam for one of our regular chats. 490 more words