Jennifer Lee Quotes.
Chinese restaurants have long been a weekly or monthly ritual for many Americans.
When I signed up for Google Plus, it recommended 500 people for me to invite. You know, and once I invited those 500 people I got another 500 people. So it has a huge install base that it can start from.
God gives His toughest battles to His strongest soldiers.
With a film, things constantly have to go up in the story, and you’re constantly putting pressure on the main character. It allows to go really deep into what its relationship is.
The philosophy I always have is what’s the sentence that would tell me about each shot. If I can’t read why the shot’s there, what is the story trying to say?
People are funny. They often don’t mean to be, and that’s what makes it even more endearing.
I think if you create well balanced characters that are well represented, boys and girls relate to them whether they’re boys or girls.
You know, search has never been a strong suit of Facebook.
Headline writing is tough because often times you are given a predetermined number of spaces and words depending on the layout and the type of the story.
Some books that I’ve read on the Kindle, I’ve been like, ‘I want that on my shelf.’ Because it says, ‘I’m the kind of person who has read this.’ The kind of books that says, ‘I’m serious and intellectual and historical and race-conscious.’
People often think that reporters write their own headlines. In fact, they almost never do. The people who do write headlines are the copy editors who are the front and last lines of quality-checking in a newspaper before it goes to print.
My siblings and I are known as ABCs, American-born Chinese.
With wok cooking, you chop things up into little pieces for maximum surface area, so they can cook in minutes, if not seconds. Sauteing is energy efficient; baking is not.
When a dish really hits a nerve with the American palate, it can really take off across the entire country, facilitated by food vendors’ freedom to copy good ideas.
Broccoli is not a Chinese vegetable; in fact, it is originally an Italian vegetable. It was introduced into the United States in the 1800s, but became popularized in the 1920s and the 1930s.
The Chinese use every spare bit of an animal: cow lungs, pig ears, chicken feet, duck blood.
I like to say, ‘Chop suey’s the biggest culinary joke that one culture has ever played on another,’ because chop suey, if you translate into Chinese, means ‘tsap sui,’ which, if you translate back, means ‘odds and ends.’
When I signed up for Google Plus, my reaction after playing around with it for a little bit was like, ‘Huh, I think Facebook should be scared.’ In part, because it’s a really elegant product. It’s very fast.
Headline writing is an art form.
Truth is, people like buying things for $0.99 and $1.99 for their digital devices. We know that from iTunes. We know that from the app store, and now we know that from publishing.
We might be shifting away from a Eurocentric view of the United States into something that’s much more multicultural, multinational, and Chinese food is just one slice of that.
I’m still the person who naively thinks if I can imagine it, I can have it.
So, fortune cookies: invented by the Japanese, popularized by the Chinese, but ultimately consumed by Americans. They are more American than anything else.
Loneliness is something we [all people] go through. We go through mourning and longing. We make some bad choices sometimes because we’re desperate for something, and that’s okay. That’s part of life.
I’m always open to questions asked, and it will be up to me at that moment to decide if I want to answer or not. I’ve always been the kind of artist that wanted to focus so much more on the music than all these other things. For example, “what does it feel like to be a female in a male dominated industry”?