Curiosity Americana Shing Yin Khor explores icons, roadside attractions, and various objects of Americana as part of their effort to find and assert their place as an immigrant within this country’s mythos.

How Did Chop Suey Become a Staple of Chinese American Cuisine?

The authenticity of chop suey was always the authenticity of survival, of adaptation. And so, like generations of Chinese Americans, chop suey stayed.

Mar 03, 2021
Get Your Kicks on Route 66: A Comic

I’ll drive with that tender balance of guilt and curiosity and a lifetime of learning and unlearning, still looking for an America that was there, is there, and will be there.

Oct 23, 2020
Stone Fruit Season: A Comic

Yes, I dared to eat a peach. And I had to live, so I could eat another.

Aug 21, 2020
Of Mufflers and Men: A Comic

Adapted and reinvented and reborn—not venerated, but persistent, present, iconic. Is this such a bad fate?

May 27, 2020