Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle’s Restaurant Critic, on Food, Fusion, and What’s Often Lost in Translation
“Dealing with someone else’s culture, someone else’s media, and trying to Americanize it is something I can’t understand.”
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But depending on who was handling the localization, it could go horrifically awry, such as one game proclaiming, “A Winner is You!” or butchering the names and genders of original characters.
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“People really want to fit Native people into a box, in this safe stereotype space. I defy every single stereotype anyone has ever held about Native people. I enjoy breaking those stereotypes, completely smashing them.”
Most paanwalas sell loose cigarettes. I don’t smoke often, but when I do, I buy one or two. I never buy them from Muchhad.