Tag: Coronavirus

“Our” Social Distancing Normal
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“Our” Social Distancing Normal

I was in the middle of working on an entirely different comic strip when this idea for a one-panel, The New Yorker-esque cartoon caption idea popped into my head that I couldn’t shake. So I listened to my gut and switched gears. The drawing and writing came so naturally. I’m happy with the way it […]

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MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health Creative COVID-19 Communications Grant
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MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health Creative COVID-19 Communications Grant

Great news to share: I received a grant opportunity from Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to produce creative, culturally resonant communications about COVID-19 and vaccinations. It’s the perfect art opportunity fit considering the recent comic work I’ve been creating highlighting life during the pandemic and my interest in sharing as much vaccine information as I can. I’m super excited and […]

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We are not the same people.
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We are not the same people.

This latest comic for Sampan Newspaper was inspired by a Facebook post. Someone left a comment thanking their friend for sharing vaccine sign up information and that they would forward the link to their mother. I was taken aback. What? You’re not handling the sign up process for her? That’s a luxury that I am […]

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The vaccine will solve everything…right?
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The vaccine will solve everything…right?

The relief I feel now that I’ve been able to secure one of the very few vaccine spots for my mom and in-laws has now been tempered by the fact that even if they get fully vaccinated, I’m gonna have to worry about them getting hate-crime’d when they’re out and about. Anti-Asian hate crimes are […]

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BaBa Chan Gets a Spot on the Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-Out
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BaBa Chan Gets a Spot on the Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-Out

It was a challenge navigating the MA Covid-19 vaccine sign up process for my dad who was eligible because he falls in the 75+ category for phase 1. Luckily, my cousin helped point me in the right direction. We found a vaccination site located in a Walgreens that was closer to home with available time […]

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More Pandemic Lessons
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More Pandemic Lessons

So many lessons being learned during this pandemic. Among them is the fact that all this time we could’ve voted in the comforts of our own home and then either mailed them in or dropped them off into specific boxes for voting ballots around the city. They just want to make it harder and more […]

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Quarantine Coping Mechanisms
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Quarantine Coping Mechanisms

In the beginning, I went hog wild with every chip you could imagine – dill pickle chips, Cheetos, Doritos, boba popcorn, shrimp chips, Andy Capp’s hot fries, honey butter chips and it goes on and on.

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A Tip On Video Meetings
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A Tip On Video Meetings

As we all move into video meetings, online learning and television interviews, there’s just one tip to be mindful of. Because in addition to social distancing, let’s also practice video distancing.

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