Recent By-lines

Published writing 2019 – 2022 to date

When you don’t see my name in major magazines,

you’ll find my writing in a New York Times Bestselling book out from Harper Collins or something


Travel + Food (+ Culture/film/music fests):


Thrillist: Where and How to support Asian American Pacific Islander + businesses in New Orleans

Thrillist: I picked 22 places I like to eat and drink at in New Orleans for 2022!

Disclaimer: I do like Popeyes too …

Redefine Magazine: You Spin Me Right Round – A review of SXSW 2022’s Opening Night film –

Everything Everywhere All At Once, starring Michelle Yeoh

Vogue Magazine: How to Spend a Relaxing Weekend in California’s Central Coast

Script: Holiday Horror, no really, it’s a thing – This is a joint project of the Haunted Hangouts Crew (now under a shopping agreement to be a television show)

Vietcetera: In Conversation with Vietnamese Diaspora film & video director Marion Hoang Ngoc Hill

Vietcetera: Vietnamese Diaspora Representation: No one is getting it right, so just let Vietnamese Diaspora women handle it

The Daily Beast: A Closer Look at Las Vegas and what Hunter S. Thompson called

“Chasing the American Dream”

It’s about how you make the readers feel

Vogue Magazine: How to Spend a Spooky Weekend in Las Vegas

Script: The Horror Movies that Made Us + Hauntings in LV & DTLA

Script: Maria Judice produced Neptune Frost (Cannes, Toronto Film Festivals). What’s next for her

Script: Marion Hill’s completed her first feature film- Ma Belle, My Beauty (Sundance, SXSW) –

A look inside her world

Script: A good time with the screenwriters of The Night House. Next they tackle Hellraiser

Script: Haunted Hangouts Crew

Script: Janicza Bravo & ZOLA

Esquire: Those 5 words: Me love you long time

Refinery29: Vietnamese New Wave Music & Style: Refugees giving voice through pop & fashion

VICE: Asian food in the ‘burbs

Southern Living: AAPI Women creating culture in The South

The Daily Beast: Chloe Zhao is winning, but Hollywood is still a nightmare for AAPI women

The Daily Beast: Welcome to the world of Traveling Dommes

The Daily Beast: I rented a metal box in the middle of nowhere and so should you

The Daily Beast: New Orleans is great for a taste of Vietnam

The Daily Beast: Rockhounding – Getting dirty can make you rich

Flaunt: In the woods with women filmmakers

Flaunt: Sundance & Slamdance – Thuc in Utah

Flaunt: Wonderfront Fest – Rap and Rock’s biggest names in San Diego

Script: SEA Writers

Script: Zoe Lister Jones & her cinematic universe

Script: Jakob’s Wife – another breed of vampire

Script: Director Brian Metcalf

Script: Body Brokers – Requiem for Rehab

King Kong Magazine (print) (London/Berlin): “Lucky Numbers” + story on “AAPI-Representation”

PBS: Microaggressions are real and they affect AAPI women

PBS: AAPI stories

LIVE Betr: A tale of two refugee girls

Flaunt: Oscars still so white

Flaunt: #BlackPowerYellowPeril

The Hollywood Reporter: Cartier Women’s Awards, with Lupita N’yongo

A catalog of Thuc’s film interviews/reviews for Final Draft


Prior: 2016 Essay

The Los Angeles Times: The Bridges of Los Angeles County

Alternative title: The Woman on The Bridge