Author: Vincent

I write about media, education, and parenting on my blog, Cranialgunk.net.

Just Like Momma Used To

I joke that my dad was the typical stony Chinese dad. I joke that the only time he spoke to me was to tell me that I was blocking the TV. My dad is a nice man. In hindsight, while…

If They Are Anything Like Me

You can’t help but compare.Oh he has your eyes.He has your mouth. It’s a real ego spurt when someone says my sons look like me. I don’t know why, It just is. I’ve thought about it every now and then,…

Rediscovering Anime

I have been rediscovering my love of anime. I was a big fan in the 90’s after college. I went to see Urotsukidoji and Akira at midnight showings at the Angelica in New York City. I bought my first series…

My "How I Met Your Mother" Story

If you would have told me six years ago that I would be married with children, I would have laughed and said, No Way! I wasn’t even dating then. I joke with friends that I planned on my girlfriends getting…

What I Do

My goal after college was to sell the film rights and go out in a blaze of glory.Things didn’t happen that way… I mean I would like to think I found minor (if ever so minor) success as a poet…