Author Archives: Mark Albano

STAR WARS “IMPERIAL MARCH” DJ BATTLE

ABOUT THE INFORMANT: My informant is a senior graduating this semester from USC. He is a biomedical engineer, and is the oldest son of two immigrants from China. EXAMPLE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw0v6kkasMk DESCRIPTION: “This is this weird video I found a while ago when I was searching through the bowels of the internet. I guess it’s this… Continue Reading »

SALSA

EXAMPLE: My informant’s family’s Salsa recipe. A can of tomatoes (16oz) A handful of cilantro from the bushel A little less than a quarter of an onion Two Serrano Peppers, unstemmed Take all the ingredients above and blend them together. Once at a good consistency, not too watery, able to see slices of the cilantro… Continue Reading »

SONGIFY THE NEWS

ABOUT THE INFORMANT: My informant is a senior graduating this semester from USC. He is a biomedical engineer, and is the oldest son of two immigrants from China. EXAMPLE:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMtZfW2z9dw BACKGROUND: “Okay so first of all I have to start this one by saying there is obviously nothing funny about rape, sexual harassment, intruders, and… Continue Reading »

PEOPLE COMING FROM ALL OVER

ABOUT THE INFORMANT: My informant is a mother of three who lives just outside of Boston with her husband of over 30 years. She is originally from Cape Cod, the part of Massachusetts that is full of beaches and is a world known tourist destination. She is a lover of all thing water; she has… Continue Reading »

PASSOVER

Interviewee: So my family was never really Jewish. My grandfather was always like, “I’m Jew-ish.” Or maybe that’s what my aunt said about him. But he never really practiced. He only went to Temple on the high holy days, like Rosh Hashanah, and even then it wasn’t guaranteed. So we never really celebrated it in… Continue Reading »