Podcast: Leonard Cohen – Thanks For The Dance

Transcription: Hello, and welcome back to the Radio of Resistance. First, I would like to thank you all of you, whoever you are, wherever you are at in this vast, immense world where life happens. Your support raise me up and keep me going, and for that, I hope that this podcast would do the […]

Podcast: Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Of Love and Other Demons

Transcription Hello, and welcome back to the Radio of Resistance, where your mind refuses logic and your imagination takes fly. Truthfully, I wanted to discuss Albert Camus’s “The Myth of Sisyphus” – Oh, there will be so many things to discuss, so many things to say about Albert Camus and Sisyphus that there’s almost nothing […]

Chapter 20: What Else Do You Want?

Sit down. State your name. Tell me your story. My name is Duc-Anh. Nguyen Duc-Anh. People always call me Nam Xi. Why the name “Nam Xi”? Because I often drink alcohol and I was the fifth child in the family. What else do you want to know? I shift my legs. My fingers start dancing […]

Podcast: Michael Cunningham – The Hours

Transcription: Hello everyone, and welcome back to the Radio of Resistance. First, you might, or might not, have noticed a missing episode during the last week and for that, I am sorry. There is nothing else to say, except that I have taken a step too far down the spiraling staircase and I was struggling […]

Hush, baby, hush

Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata – First Movement The date is 28th of April. The weather is nothing but hot and humid. We step on the first stones to cross to the other side of the mountain. The bus left us by the grassy roadside, where the old and rotten wooden board with the wasted words, […]

Podcast: Elvis Presley – Are You Lonesome Tonight

Is your heart filled with pain? Shall I come back again? Tell me dear, are you lonesome tonight? Are You Lonesome Tonight, sung by Elvis Presley Hi, this is Thanh Dinh, and welcome back to another episode of the Radio of Resistance, where we, no matter what happens, believe that there will always be something […]

Since You’ve Been Gone

Since You’ve Been Gone

To M. and the memories we shared. Since you’ve been gone, I don’t even know if I’m outside more or if I’m just staying inside and imagine that I’m still on the outside. I visited the café at the corner – they’ve just opened; the menus are all new and the chairs are made of […]

Podcast: Charles Bukowski – You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense

Podcast: Charles Bukowski – You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense

Hi, and welcome back to the Radio of Resistance. I am your host, Thanh Dinh, who had overcome the weary of sleepless nights, walked across tideless ocean, and crossed barren, cold, cruel bosom of the deserts to come back to you with another episode. Because I made a promise to you that the resistance will […]

Tomorrow

Tomorrow

I am tired of hearing you say it never happens to us. I am also tired of hearing you say it’s all because of the media. I have faith in what I see. And what I see tells me that I don’t want my mother, tired and weary with a burden far too heavy for […]

Chapter 19: Only You Know

Chapter 19: Only You Know

Sit down. State your name. Tell your story. This will be a little bit personal, Sir. Yeah, but will it be relevant to the case? That I don’t know, Sir. Then tell it anyway. Are you saying that you have the authority to judge which ones of the evidences are relevant to the case and […]