Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fundraiser for Japan: Artist Diem Chau Raffles Her Work

Artist Diem Chau is raising funds for the Japanese Red Cross Society. For $10 a raffle ticket, you get a chance to win some...

A Thousand Pictures Tells a (Epic) Story: Interviewing GB Tran

How to write with pictures and draw with words: GB Tran accomplishes this in his graphic novel, VIETNAMERICA: A Family's Journey. Last month, diaCRITICS...

Generation Trauma: a different kind of war story

The stories we hear and the stories we tell shape who we are.  There are those full of sorrow and those full of joy....

Birdemic: Shock and Terror – Making Me Want to Drink

Grab a drink (make that a few drinks) and settle down for an in-depth analysis of James Nguyen's Birdemic, the movie that has left...
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diaCRITICIZE: on (not) being Vietnamese

What does it mean to be Vietnamese? diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen says maybe it's time to ask another question.

Shock and Terror!: A Review of James Nguyen’s ‘Birdemic’

"Don't try looking up Birdemic in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention!"...