This is the personal blog of John Yang. Whether it’s food, events, or his experiences with the occult, he’s bound to have an opinion about things.
If it wasn’t obvious, all opinions expressed are his own.
Category Archives: thoughts
One of the hottest topics lately is the issue of the ghost gun. These are generic firearms that have been created using a 3D printer, thus allowing them to bypass identifiers (such as serial numbers) that would normally be present … Continue reading
A lot of people – especially the authority types – like to say that complaining is unproductive. They’d like you to be grateful for the things you have in your life, and will (almost too helpfully) point out any scrap … Continue reading
Well, carp. It’s been that long, huh? The truth is that life’s been busy, and updating the blog was something that I kept putting off. I finally found a weekend to spruce up the place a bit – with any … Continue reading
The Tactical, Survival and Arms Expo 2018 is here, and boy is it a doozy! Seminars, meetups, and merchandise galore for the discriminating consumer await! So how do you make the most of it? Read on! Note: All information in … Continue reading
As you may have heard, Comic Con Asia 2018 is already promoting a formidable lineup of celebrities from comics, cosplay, and more. But the event’s troubling link to its partner – and several other issues – continue to affect its … Continue reading
A sine wave or sinusoid is a mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscillation. – Wikipedia
In case it’s not immediately evident, this screenplay (of sorts) was inspired by Jason Laxamana’s sci-fi thriller Instalado. It’s my own take on the world he built – a brief snapshot of a what if. Here we go.
“Remember that body, Egwene. Remember that he tried to kill you. Kill us. Remember the Black Ajah. Remember them all the time. Because if you forget, just once, the next time, it may be you lying dead.” — Nynaeve al’Meara, The Wheel … Continue reading
A friend shared a story of sexual harassment with me today. A hapless girl’s pictures and contact information was shared within a group encouraging sexually inappropriate behavior and remarks. It didn’t matter that she was fully clothed, or that she … Continue reading