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“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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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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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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Comics Rewind: On Student Loan Debt
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Comics Rewind: On Student Loan Debt

Thank gawd I attached my comics to emails because a couple months ago my hard drive died and took out all my artwork with it. Sifting through all the messages and downloading them one by one, I came across this old one from 2006 that is still current. Because 15 years later, student loan debt […]

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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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Level Up During Covid-19
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Level Up During Covid-19

Prior to covid-19, I didn’t do much grocery shopping at the Asian supermarkets other than picking up the latest boba popcorn snacks or a bag of baby bok choy. Since then, I have become well-versed in the ins & outs of what’s available as I have become my folk’s personal shopper. The meat counter? Check. […]

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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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How to Live More Eco-Friendly in 2020
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How to Live More Eco-Friendly in 2020

Happy new year! Thinking about turning over a new eco-friendly living leaf for 2020? Well, there are plenty of products out there to help you on your way – reusable Ziploc bags, glass tupperware, metal straws and more if you have the funds to overhaul your life.

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Halloween…Two Weeks Later
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Halloween…Two Weeks Later

My body is now made up of 75% candy – primarily, Snickers and Twix fun size bars. Once again, I overestimated just how much candy was needed. I bought four giant bags, but only three trick-or-treaters were brave enough to venture up our creepy front steps.

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Rice, Rice Baby: The Latest Technology
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Rice, Rice Baby: The Latest Technology

Rice is serious bidness. In this week’s issue of the Sampan Newspaper: Who cares what the next iPhone 11 will look like – we want to know what the latest rice cooker technological advances are…well, not me, but for some reason my mother is obsessed with having the latest rice cooker even though the only […]

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