Nina Li Coomes is a Japanese and American writer currently based in Chicago. She's written for Guernica, The Atlantic, and Catapult, among other outlets.

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    Beef Season-Finale Recap: You’ll Be Given LoveWhatever happens next, Danny and Amy now have each other.
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    Beef Recap: Eastern MindsDanny’s and Amy’s past traumas and indignities continue to plague them as their lives spiral out of control.
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    Beef Recap: Breathe In, Breathe OutDanny and Amy’s loneliness grips them no matter how hard they try to twist away.
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    Beef Recap: Whatever Tomorrow BringsAmy and Danny try to cope with their newfound hatred of each other as their lives become further entangled.
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    Beef Series-Premiere Recap: American DreamThis is the story of two people whose furies collide in a parking lot, leaving them forever changed.
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    Industry Season-Finale Recap: It Gave Off a Lovely LightAfter a season full of high-wire maneuvers, Harper’s oldest scheme finally catches up with her and leaves her future uncertain.
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    Industry Recap: SlaughterAll of Harper’s plays might be going down in flames, but she’s got a few more tricks up her sleeve.
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    Industry Recap: Bloodletting and KingmakingIt was inevitable that we’d get Industry’s take on the 2021 GameStop short squeeze, and it does not disappoint.
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    Industry Recap: Perpetual Present TenseHarper confronts her brother while Yasmin confronts her past in a genuine stunner of an episode.
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    Industry Recap: The Best Idea WinsPower plays go awry.
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    Industry Recap: ExecuteThis week, Harper and Jesse star in a high-stakes comedy of errors in Wales.
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    Industry Recap: Let’s Find Out How Essential You Are“I’m sick of commenting on the direction of the wind. Shall we make it blow?”
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    Industry Season-Premiere Recap: PurgatoryIndustry wastes no time plunging us right back into the tension and exhilaration that made season one so exciting.
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    Pachinko Season-Finale Recap: SurvivingSurvival can be a radical act, and Pachinko’s finale is a beautiful reminder that this is a story of survival.
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    Pachinko Recap: The 1923 Great Kantō EarthquakePachinko’s dedicating an episode to Koh Hansu and the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake proves adaptations can be fully realized creations on their own.
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    Pachinko Recap: A Split LifeSolomon and Hana finally reconnect.
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    Pachinko Recap: Leap Into the FutureYoung Sunja struggles to adapt to life in Japan, but bonds with her new sister-in-law, Kyunghee.
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    Pachinko Recap: In Between DaysYoung Sunja loses her mother and motherland.
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    Pachinko Recap: She’s Earned Those TearsWhile Sunja in Japanese-occupied Korea struggles with the sudden imposition of new life, 1989 Sunja is presented with the sudden imposition of death.
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    Pachinko Recap: Fighting for HomeAs Koh Hansu and Sunja’s romance blossoms, Solomon hears from a long-lost love.
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    Pachinko Series-Premiere Recap: Like Grandmother, Like GrandsonMeet Sunja, our heroine, as she survives growing up in Japanese-occupied Korea and a family curse.
  22. close reads
    Padma Lakshmi’s Flirty Charm Is What Makes Taste the Nation So SpecialHer winsome style reflects the Hulu show’s optimism about what food can do in the face of racism.
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    How Game of Thrones Lost Its PerspectiveCruelty and violence aren’t out of the norm for Game of Thrones. But cruelty and violence without a point of view are.