Joanna Hou

  • March 8, 2020By Joanna Hou

    Akemi Dawn Bowman’s new upcoming novel, Harley in the Sky, explores the life of an aspiring trapeze artist and her struggles with satisfying the people around her. Harley, who has been raised in her parent’s circus her entire life, has dedicated herself to pursuing the trapeze. On the other hand, her parents have a very … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/harley-in-the-sky-is-the-novel-of-the-decade/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 17, 2020By Joanna Hou

    Disclaimer: This novel contains some graphic sex scenes, which may not be suitable for younger audiences. Reader’s discretion is advised.  Kate Hattemer’s newest release, The Feminist Agenda of Jemima Kincaid, is the perfect illustration of what it means to be a feminist. The book revolves around the personal struggles of self-proclaimed feminist Jemima Kincaid, who … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/kate-hattemers-the-feminist-agenda-of-jemima-kincaid-is-the-perfect-post-valentines-day-read/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 5, 2020By Joanna Hou

    Betty Culley’s Three Things I Know Are True is an extremely beautiful debut novel detailing the horrors surrounding gun ownership and gun mishandling. Liv is a young girl in a collapsing rural town who faces the struggles of poverty and home life. Her issues are exacerbated when her older brother, Jonah, visits his best friend … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/betty-culleys-three-things-i-know-are-true-is-a-must-read-of-the-decade/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 4, 2020By Joanna Hou

    As the Holiday season drew to a close just this Wednesday, the Mukbang community was in the middle of its biggest scandal yet. On Youtube, Mukbang has become increasingly popular. The videos revolve around anything related to eating. Youtubers involved in creating these videos typically sit in front of large pots of ramen, chicken, or … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/heres-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-stephanie-soo-vs-nikocado-avocado-drama/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 25, 2019By Joanna Hou

    Albert Tsai is a young actor who has worked on a variety of network shows throughout the years. At age 8, he started his acting career, and was featured on shows such as ABC’s Dr. Ken, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat, and ABC’s Trophy Wife. He is currently starring on Disney channel’s Coop and Cami … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/albert-tsai-talks-about-new-movie-abominable-among-other-big-projects/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read