Move aside anamorphic nude anxiety-filled egg yolk, Sanrio's newest character is bound to steal all our hearts in 2017. Why? Because she is all of us at some point in our lives. Aggretsuko is a cute, seemingly shy, single 25-year old red panda who works as an office associate in the big city of Tokyo, … Continue reading Aggretsuko is all of us
Hello Kitty is an icon-- a symbol, an “artifact” which represents some form of culture. To me she is adorable, peaceful, cute, delicate, and in a way, malleable. As all symbols, definition may vary but an image stays constant. She’s been criticized for her lack of mouth—“she can’t talk. She’s just another symbol for the … Continue reading The Hello Kitty Exhibit & What it means to be Asian
Has your childhood has been a lie? Remember that feeling you felt when you discovered Santa Claus was nothing but a charade of your mother and Amazon.com? Or the Tooth Fairy was just a farce to make you feel better about losing your pearly whites? The World was struck with shock and confusion just last … Continue reading Hello Kitty a Faux Feline?