My Mom, Head Coach

November 9, 2008

Here at Hyphen, we like to say that we find you the Asian American angle on things that are not immediately or obviously so. In that spirit, allow me to direct you to an example of awfully familiar motivational strategies:

From the comic strip In the Bleachers.

Bond with me, here.


erin K Ninh

contributing editor & blogger

erin Khue Ninh is a former blog editor and onetime publisher of Hyphen, who won't seem to go away. She now teaches literature in the Department of Asian American Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Aside from Hyphen, erin believes in recycling, Planned Parenthood, and Type A first-borns.



Ah, parental guilt. Very Asian American indeed. I think my Jewish friends would find this familiar as well.