knguyen

  • October 24, 2014 @knguyen: Say My Name

    The way I've pronounced my last name has changed over the years—iterations on a bastardization, so to speak. Growing up, my immediate family said *NEW-in*. When I went to college across the country,...

  • October 10, 2014 @knguyen: Uneasy Listening

    Discussed: headphones, talking to strangers on the subway, why you shouldn’t do that In third grade, there was this girl I really *liked*. We rode the same bus to school, and I would always try and ...

  • September 19, 2014 @knguyen: The Suburbs

    Today’s sponsor: Quiznos Sub Sandwich Restaurants In high school, I wanted to own a Quiznos. For those who don't know, Quiznos is like a slightly better version of Subway, in that its subs are toast...

  • September 05, 2014 @knguyen: The G-Word

    Discussed: Crown Heights, ramen, running into cops on a roof The subject line of the email thread asked "Did we all read this article about Crown Heights?" There were six people in conversation—all ...

  • August 22, 2014 @knguyen: Cellphone's Dead

    Discussed: phone chargers, emergencies, teenage angst Here is what’s currently in my tote bag:

  • August 08, 2014 @knguyen: The Joyless Future

    Discussed: Fitbits, Soylent, dat body, poop

  • July 25, 2014 @knguyen: Money Talks

    Discussed: talking about money, being bad at Venmo I'm generally pretty on top of all the hip new apps (because I am the worst) but I was late to Venmo. It's a stupidly simple payment system that I ha...

  • July 11, 2014 @knguyen: If There Was a Hot Dog Emoji, That Would Be the Subject Line

    Discussed: hot dogs, other non-foods I spent the Fourth in a bar with friends watching the World Cup. In between Germany’s dispatching of France and the heartbreaking loss of Colombia to Brazil, ESP...

  • June 27, 2014 @knguyen: Some Ideas for Supercuts

    A supercut of every email you've sent for work.

  • June 19, 2014 @knguyen: Yo La Tengo

    Discussed: Yo, the World Cup, spoilers *(We're doing this every other week now. This one's on Thursday for some reason.)*