Here are some of the posts and articles I have been reading during the past few weeks!
Magic Can Be Normal – At first blush, bringing an eight-year-old to one of William Shakespeare’s quirkier plays in an effort to help her see herself, an Asian American girl, in popular culture did seem a rather odd decision. But then I remembered the flash of delighted surprise I felt when I saw my first Olivia: the same surprise I felt, still feel, whenever I catch a glimpse of a fellow Asian in a place I did not expect.
The Many Faces of Tatiana Maslany – In portraying a horde of clones on ‘Orphan Black,’ the actress has created TV’s strangest — and most sophisticated — meditation on femininity.
Notes from a Baby-Names Obsessive – My son was almost due. What would I call him?
Outlaw pastor Rob Bell shakes up the Bible Belt – Going to hear a pastor preach on a Sunday afternoon is considered an act of piety. But when that pastor is Bell and he’s speaking in the heart of the Bible Belt, it’s subversive.
Who Was She? A DNA Test Only Opened New Mysteries – How Alice Collins Plebuch’s foray into “recreational genomics” upended a family tree.
Alexandra Franzen: 35 things you can do instead of start a blog
Tarot by Hilary: How to read tarot? It’s as easy as telling a story…
What interesting posts or articles have you read this weekend? What did you think of my selections? Let’s discuss!