Extravagant Immigrant Behavior (Spooky Edition)
Happy Halloween, Carters! While some may consider this just an appetizer holiday before we get to the main course, the aunties are still finding their reason for the spooky season. Kulap has found the cutest costumes for Baby Eme and the pups, with matching fits for the adults! SuChin truly brings the terror with carts that still haunt her to this day. Things get Real Real scary!
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- Kulap’s pup Georgia is dressing up as a granny and her greatest enemy, a postal worker
- Her other pup, Molly, is dressing up as a teddy bear and Chucky
- Eme’s baby dragon cape costume from Maisonette is for everyday and Halloween
- The family costume: Eme as Little Red Riding Hood in her hood and dress, Ku as the Big Little Red Riding Hood and Scott as the Big Bad Wolf
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Kulap Vilaysack, SuChin Pak
SuChin Pak 00:33
I mean that VoiceOver is for free. You just gave that away. You know what I mean? Like you should be charging for that
Kulap Vilaysack 00:39
One away, I am always asking for sponsorship for the podcast.
SuChin Pak 00:45
That’s true, spooky and true. I am SuChin Pak. We are just, I don’t want to say the countdown is here. Let’s not do that. It’s too early, I’m putting my foot down. Let’s get to one holiday at a time. Let’s just sit in what’s happening this week is a bullshit holiday that we do want to just get out of the way. Right? And we just want to get to the meat. This is just some empty carbs. But it’s also important.
Kulap Vilaysack 01:14
It is important and I’ll pull up to that so I get the I get that sentiment. I would be remiss to not just bring up something that I’ve observed, you know, cool, yes. Crazy Christmas Kulap, psycho Kulap, who sent these strange lifestyle habits and deadlines of finishing your Christmas shopping by knob one hour, blah, blah, blah.
SuChin Pak 01:39
I mean, Christmas, I suddenly say, you know, tyrant.
Kulap Vilaysack 01:43
But that’s like, you know, I’m doing that I’m not putting that on anybody else. But I just want to point out that SuChin Pak is the one who is purchasing things at Michael’s September 16. Bring setting up like sending me things about Christmas. who this is, yeah, she’s doing this on her own. I’m not even doing what she’s doing.
SuChin Pak 02:10
Because I’m an empath because I’m a vessel for emotions. I, I care. I can’t help but take on other people’s. I’m that person who someone’s crying. I’m crying. I see someone tearing up immediately. I don’t before my brain even registers to ask like, are you okay, I’m already crying. I feel things. I take them in. And you’re right.
Kulap Vilaysack 02:35
Yeah, okay so I guess that does explain that last week. We were texting the Add To Cart team and she’s like, I’m in Home Depot right now. Shopping for a bathroom tree. Out of the blue. Out of the blue. And I say blue because in Southern California, the bluest of skies right now.
SuChin Pak 02:54
Not a hint. Not a hint I’m wearing by the way. I’m wearing my sleeveless summer cashmere. It’s so freakin hot. So you guys, it’s like 90 degrees here. Honey, I don’t know. I’m there. Yeah, I’m there. I’m not happy about it.
Kulap Vilaysack 03:12
Let’s talk about Halloween.
SuChin Pak 03:14
Yeah, we have to. Well, there’s only one of us doing Halloween. So this is your cart. I mean, Halloween is is such an eye roll.
Kulap Vilaysack 03:24
If anybody in this podcast is Wednesday Addams. It’s used my dear. Who talks about the coffin?
SuChin Pak 03:33
And death? Yeah, it’s Halloween every day. It’s Halloween every day. That you guys make fun of this on a frivolous random Wednesday in the middle of a week. Haha. You’re living it? Yeah, like you know, for you. It’s just like a little […] you know, for me, it’s the whole organ meat. Brains. Lungs. Kidney buys.
Kulap Vilaysack 04:03
Well, Su, I kind of don’t really care about Halloween, but I got an October Baby.
SuChin Pak 04:08
That is not true. That’s not true.
Kulap Vilaysack 04:11
Except for my dogs.
SuChin Pak 04:13
You have been Halloweening those dogs since day 1.
SuChin Pak 04:18
That’s costume. That’s theater.
SuChin Pak 04:20
But now you have a child and two children, to my children. In America Halloween is I mean neck and neck at Christmas. And some would say some kids would say rivals it right. I mean, I’ve been to many birthday parties for children where the theme is Halloween in April, because they love Halloween so much. So once you have a child, I mean, I never worked costume until I had a child. You know. So once you have a child, it changes. You’ve had two children who you’ve dressed up before and now you You have a third pup.
Kulap Vilaysack 05:01
Yeah, that’s true. And well even before just a little backstory like my dog rocky who has passed away. Have a good time. Go on Instagram. Look up the hashtag 31 days of Rocktober.
SuChin Pak 05:13
Wait, you just said you’re not that into Halloween 31 days rocktober.
Kulap Vilaysack 05:19
And but again? Yeah, I was just dressing my dog up everyday. That was the beginning, middle and end of Halloween for me. Whereas like, you know, Matt McConkey loves it. Thinking of clever costumes to wear at parties and stuff. I don’t this is not it never really wasn’t.
SuChin Pak 05:37
You know, he loves the theme. He loves the themed thing.
Kulap Vilaysack 05:42
He does. He does. He does. So let’s, let’s get into our cards. We have two different cars of SuChin billboarded. So everybody say with Auntie, trick or treat.
SuChin Pak 05:54
Oh, okay. All right, so let’s get into this cart. I can’t I do. I mean, as much as I like to blah, blah. I mean, when I see an animal in a good costume gets me gets me to my to my bone.
Kulap Vilaysack 06:15
I’m gonna guess Cosmo’s not wearing a costume this year.
SuChin Pak 06:19
Of course he’s wearing a costume because this dog belongs to my daughter. And so my daughter has been collecting. I mean, we think that she has settled on a giraffe. I don’t know what what’s in her mind. Talking about someone I’m terrified of this season and any season. My daughter, so I’ll let her do what she needs to do. That child is Wednesday. And doesn’t think it’s funny. Which is scary. That is actually scary. Put that in my cart.
Kulap Vilaysack 06:53
Let’s get into costumes. That’s all this cart is. There’s nothing more if you look, are you looking for more substance? If you’re looking for skincare, if you’re looking for Asian snacks, only out maybe SuChin’s got it for you. All I have for you today are costumes.
SuChin Pak 07:15
Oh, wait, I may have to get this one because this one speaks to me.
Kulap Vilaysack 07:20
Of course multiple costumes for Georgia, Molly and Emmy. But let’s start with Georgia. The first one is a walking granny costume.
SuChin Pak 07:29
Oh, I love the front walking costumes on dogs. Those are the best. It’s the only ones that count. Yeah, I mean, those are the ones that get you every time when they come running down the hallway on Instagram. And they’ve got human feet. This one is a front walking granny dog. And this little sweetie has a silver to pay pearl necklace and a black handbag.
Kulap Vilaysack 07:57
It’s not a toupee. It’s a wig that has like a nice like a belly button. You can’t see it. I’m not gonna I’m sorry. I yelled at you. You have to scroll more through photos.
SuChin Pak 08:11
Oh my god, I love this.
Kulap Vilaysack 08:13
There’ll be photos definitely on our Instagram of GG wearing that. Okay, and then the second one we got is the most horrifying for Georgia, the most spine tingling, bone chilling, she’s become the monster that she despises, which is a USPS delivery driver costume. anytime during the podcast if you’ve heard Georgia get upset and start barking is because a male person has deigned to approach her house to deliver our mail. She is so angry and I’m at a point where I can’t do anything about it. I’ve just let it go. I’ve tried to correcting her. The poor male person Raphael has tried to give her treats. He’ll lose a finger like why why are we even she’s like a Parana with him.
SuChin Pak 09:05
I went to the post office the other day, I saw a dog in a car. I was parked at the post office and I looked out and it was in traffic. I saw a dog barking out the window just at the logo from the postal office. And I was like, wow, these people are hated by canines all over the world. And not even a truck nothing. Just the logo on the building. I saw the dog going crazy in a car whizzing by and I just it was hilarious. Y
Kulap Vilaysack 09:35
Yeah, it’s intense. It’s really intense. So it’s, I guess funny and humiliating to put her in this but funny and more than humiliating. She doesn’t know she’s a dog.
SuChin Pak 09:47
Yeah, guys, get with it. We’re not stupid.
Kulap Vilaysack 09:51
I mean, a little, I’m speaking for myself. Speaking of let’s get into Mali, Mali, as you know as the flats aced white dog that I have the small one Georgia is an athlete. Georgia is a very smart. Molly, those aren’t her strengths. She’s snorty, she’s very food focused. Molly is absolutely miserable. And the photos show and you guys will see the photos this, this look of like why again?
SuChin Pak 10:24
Yeah, like why is she doing doing this?
Kulap Vilaysack 10:28
I hope you enjoy this because I don’t. But I think you’ll enjoy looking at her as a walking teddy bear.
SuChin Pak 10:36
The dog in the picture on chewy.com modeling this looks so miserable. That’s exact same expression Molly has just like really? Are you fucking serious?
Kulap Vilaysack 10:51
Yeah. And they say walking. Molly doesn’t walk. She stay still and waited until she you see in her eyes saying this too shall pass. This isn’t forever. But I’m not gonna dance. No, like a clown bitch. Get what you need and take it off. She communicates that to me. We do it through our eyes.
SuChin Pak 11:21
I’m not connected to this dog. And I see it on the photos very clearly.
Kulap Vilaysack 11:27
And the last one is the best one. Last one is the very, very, very best one. You’ve seen this one on countless tiktoks and countless Instagram. But before I announced what it is, I just want you guys to know why are there four costumes? Because on chewy.com It was buy three get one free.
SuChin Pak 11:47
That actually doesn’t explain it either.
Kulap Vilaysack 11:50
It doesn’t? Okay. All right. Like I tried if I fail, it’s an education. The last dog costume that we shall be talking about is they call it the walking killer doll. But what it is, is Chucky. I’m dressing Molly up as Chucky in a red wig in overalls, and she is made to look like she’s carrying a knife.
SuChin Pak 12:19
Sinister. I like it. So I like bringing a little psychotic behavior to your psychotic behavior. Yeah, it’s not cutesy. So it’s just like a month of costumes or like a week of costumes. Like, you know, obviously, they have tons of costumes. And then how do you dress them up? Where do you take them? Are you taking them trick or treating in these costumes?
Kulap Vilaysack 12:41
No, no, these are just for photos. This is from photos. And I’m not even doing like these are the two costumes that we’ve taken photos of them this year. As you know, I went overboard and basically installed a complete pumpkin patch in my front yard for Emmys birthday. That’s still there in a way there’s savings because that’s gonna go through Thanksgiving. Unless of course the California sun bakes all the pumpkins into rotting pies. But you know, there’ll be beautiful shots that I will hand over to our producers and Lena so that you guys can see.
SuChin Pak 13:16
Oh, yeah, you’ve set up a photo studio. I love extravagant immigrant behavior, because that’s a whole subcategory. Everybody knows about stingy immigrant behavior. Kulap is a sub subcategory of extravagant immigrant behavior, where she will go fucking over the top nobody asked for it. And just like blood, sweat and tears it but then milk, every single juicy juice out of that endeavor. I mean, you’ve got it. You had a birthday party. You have Halloween photoshoot with that setup. You got Thanksgiving. festivities. I mean, that’s admirable. In case there wasn’t enough just stopping and admiring this type of behavior. I have to look at it through Bloomingdale’s windows, you know during holidays where you just must stop. And you must gaze up the wonder.
Kulap Vilaysack 14:18
Because there’s always got to be some weird twisted justifications. The night before her birthday, I had my both my sisters one who visited from Minnesota and my sister’s boyfriend. We made 180 sandow sandwiches and the next day I want to generously say half were eaten like and so then I proceeded to for weeks if the leftovers when no one else could be given sandwiches, and everyone who could take had taken and I can’t waste and so that was, you know, most of my meals, most of my meals have just been eating sandwiches for a week. And again, those keywords Sujin said earlier was no one asked for that.
SuChin Pak 15:12
I just I admire, I admire it. I do. Obviously I admire it is how I can sit in this chair every week. Otherwise, I wouldn’t know how to act and behave around you. I’d have to pretend. I’d have to pretend I’m a different person. And those days are over.
Kulap Vilaysack 15:32
We can’t pretend, it’s too exhausting. I don’t have adrenal.
SuChin Pak 15:39
I’m just trying to build those back from decades.
Kulap Vilaysack 15:42
All of our systems shot we just don’t have that we don’t have that youthful embryonic fluid to do that anymore.
SuChin Pak 15:51
I spurted that out decades ago.
Kulap Vilaysack 16:05
Su, how did you put it?
SuChin Pak 16:06
Yeah, extravagant immigrant behavior.
Kulap Vilaysack 16:09
This will be under the category because it’s like, cat is exactly you got me so good. You got me so good. So my little Emmy doesn’t love things on her head. Some kids I think, maybe put up with it so that when we’re looking at one year old costumes, a lot of things are like mask or very prominent on the head, but she will not.
SuChin Pak 16:31
Kulap Vilaysack 16:35
So that’s kind of limiting. And then for me stravagant, if we’re good behavior, alert aiming being I also feel like I can’t get her something that she’s gonna wear for one day.
SuChin Pak 16:50
Kulap Vilaysack 16:51
I can’t. I can’t.
SuChin Pak 16:54
Okay, now this is I am scratching my head like what could you buy that is both for Halloween and you could wear again?
Kulap Vilaysack 17:02
Hit this baby dragon cape.
SuChin Pak 17:06
Oh, god. I love a mason net. Add to Cart mason net whole damn thing. Okay, adorable. It’s a baby dragon cape.
Kulap Vilaysack 17:18
And it’s 26 bucks from the brand great pretenders. So this is something for her to play, pretend to dress up at home. Got it every day that she wishes. So it’s just what it’d be her wearing like a green like sweatsuit underneath. She’s already worn into the playground. She wears it around the house. It’s just like this fun thing.
SuChin Pak 17:41
Yes. Okay, that’s practical. You see that? It will work. This isn’t going in a landfill.
Kulap Vilaysack 17:48
No, no, I it’s also something that I feel like once she grows out of it’ll go down. Exactly. To another friend’s kids. Right?
SuChin Pak 17:59
Yeah, there’s nothing gaudy about it.
Kulap Vilaysack 18:01
So now in my cart Su, I’m moving you I’m telling this tale. It begins of a family costume situation. Okay. So on the day, Emmy is going to be little red riding hood.u
SuChin Pak 18:18
It’s a beautiful red velvet cape, a hoodie cape.
Kulap Vilaysack 18:21
Came and so that’s something that like the hook can come down it’s still read yeah also by great pretenders also $26 also something I feel like she can pretend she’s you know something else later. She could be you know, a red ninja with it. There’s other things that can be done Yes. And then she’s gonna wear a white dress underneath which I get from MiniOlie, I love MiniOlie if you guys ever want a code hit me up. The Add to Cart DM. I buy so much from them that they’ve already gave me a code, let me know. But I got her this flowers colored solid like beige dress that of course she can wear again. How cute is this dress, Su? So describe it for the people.
SuChin Pak 19:11
It’s a beautiful cream colored cotton dress. And it’s got like a little lace color also made out of cotton. Just very very frosh. You know very chic.
Kulap Vilaysack 19:26
Now Su, I shall also be Red Riding Hood. I’ll probably just wear like something really simple underneath. Okay, so then I can be a part of her but and she I’ve put it on, she’s funny. It’s great. That’s all good and fine, easy, breezy. And we can play pretend later in that but what’s funny is what Scott’s wearing.
SuChin Pak 19:54
What does he know he’s wearing this?
Kulap Vilaysack 19:56
Yes, Su, I gave him two ideas because of how he would be the wolf okay, and I hoped the one he picked was going to be the one he picked. I assumed what he would select is like Wolf ears. Yeah and like Wolf paws and maybe like a wolf nose and he would just wear like a flannel. Yeah, sure. Yeah, I that’s where I will put money on Su that’s like given the option. That’s the one he’d pick. No, my husband after all these years he still can surprised me. That’s what keeps our love alive. Because he is going to be doing what they’re calling a big bad wolf. Funny Halloween costume. Now, Su, why is it funny?
SuChin Pak 20:41
I mean, you guys wait till you see this on Instagram. It is a big bad wolf, but dressed in granny clothing. Imagine like a frontier a woman night dress gown with a night night cap, almost like a shower cap and the same flower material. And then it’s got the wolf ears and the wolf tail. But it’s at that moment in the story. That’s where Scott decided to drop the needle. Come in Little Red Riding Hood, or your granny’s got a little bit of a cough. I’ve got a frog in my throat come closer. I mean, this is this is a father’s love.
Kulap Vilaysack 21:29
Father’s love. Yeah. You know, and also sue I think it’s important to talk to girls really early about menstruation. As we all know, Red Riding Hood is an allegory for puberty. Staying on the path and all these things.
SuChin Pak 21:51
I’ve got Little Red Riding Hood is visiting. Is that what you mean by that? I’ve got my little red riding. Little Red Riding Hood’s here. She’s knocking on my door. Are you making this up?
Kulap Vilaysack 22:07
SuChin Pak 22:09
Little Red Riding Hood is ferocious today.
SuChin Pak 22:13
Purchased opened salt cup.
Kulap Vilaysack 22:13
As you know I don’t have a Little Red Riding Hood. Oh, wait, now’s a good time to have an update about the medication that my gynecologist put me on. Sue. I’ve been on record because we were talking about back in the day one of my earliest removed from carts, which was a salt cup. Remember the salt cup?
Kulap Vilaysack 22:14
Yeah, I had to give to a friend never opened it because I realized like I have a heavy period. Yeah, you’re be Big Bad Wolf massacre. Exactly. And so I mentioned the show that got a new gynecologist after 43. You know, years on this earth have had my period since I was 12. Nobody brought up to me that there was ever a medication to like, make it less so. So I’ve been taking […] acid during my period, night and day. Totally manageable.
SuChin Pak 23:14
Unlike a normal lady now. Call you friend. Tell her to wash that cup out. Because you want it back. And that’s the other day. That’s the thing about immigrants. When we give a gift. We can also recall it at any moment.
Kulap Vilaysack 23:35
Okay, so this is reminding me Do you remember when Jackie Johnson came on? Yeah. And she told us about the Kegel weights? Yeah, I still have it. And I tried it once. It’s not for me, but I can’t get rid of it. And I can’t give it away. What do I do? I look at it.
SuChin Pak 23:53
And I go, it’s just yeah, and you can’t throw it away. You can’t get I can’t. Can you put in the dishwasher and use it as like a toy or decoration? Can you, can it be repurposed as like an art project like a human like? Snip snip snip? Interesting maybe. Oh, I know. I know. I know. Can it hold down some helium balloons at your next party? It could.
Kulap Vilaysack 24:26
It is that heavy. Because yeah. You don’t recall. There’s multiple weight.
SuChin Pak 24:31
Because I never got mine. You could use it as a doorstopper. That’s true. I mean, there’s so many things now that I’m thinking about it.
Kulap Vilaysack 24:43
It’s 100% a possible weapon.
SuChin Pak 24:48
I want to see it hanging on your tree this year. Just like a little like a Where’s Waldo. You know we’re going to do a our second FaceTime live at some point before the end of the year.
Kulap Vilaysack 25:00
It’s not called FaceTime, Su, it’s Instagram Live. So you’re embarrassing me in front of our neighbor.
SuChin Pak 25:06
I’m not embarrassed. Why would it be called? Face? It’s time to be live. It’s called FaceTime life. You fucking morons. That’s called English. The words mean something when you put them together, the words mean, the thing you’re talking about, it’s my face. It’s time to go live. It’s FaceTime live. We’re going to be doing that before the end of the year, you’ll be sitting around the tree and the contest will be can you spot her Kegel wait in the tree, and then I’ll give away something that I’ve got on my desk.
Kulap Vilaysack 25:37
Oh my god, she’s turned into a witch.
SuChin Pak 25:54
Alright, let’s get it to your cart. So obviously, I wasn’t going to do a Halloween cart. That’s disingenuous of me.
Kulap Vilaysack 26:03
You wear the same thing every year.
SuChin Pak 26:05
Every year. I’m a hot dog, my husband’s a hamburger. And so let’s I think you suggested Why don’t you do something like things that haunt me from my cart? You know, and I really loved that theme. Like thinking back at carts Present Past and future what has haunted me? I know, this is not a visual medium. But we’re going to start here and and maybe you can guess what it is from what I’m? Why don’t you describe to everyone what I’m talking.
Kulap Vilaysack 26:40
Basically wearing their pink frames, and one of the frames is out. One is pitch black and the other one is out? I’m assuming they’re broken.
SuChin Pak 26:50
Correct. These are my favorite pair of sunglasses. I only have two pairs of sunglasses. And this company doesn’t exist anymore. I have had the sunglasses for probably 10 years. Sunglasses for 10 years. That’s a long time to have.
Kulap Vilaysack 27:09
I don’t know if I have those? Yeah. Is there a company that can put frames in them?
SuChin Pak 27:14
I don’t know. I don’t know. Because I’m not there yet. I’m still sitting in the anger. So you guys, when I discovered that somebody in my family had chewed through one of the lenses. Oh, I think everyone can guess my first thing that still haunts me from my cart. Is this goddamn dog? I don’t fucking want to hear it from you, dog people, I don’t want to hear it.
Kulap Vilaysack 27:44
It’s okay. We’re only balanced by all my dog talk up top like you and I are a single body. Okay, and we can hold all of these truths. Yeah.
SuChin Pak 27:54
But this dog, if I could just open the front door, and let him run free into someone else’s life. Oh my god, I would do it with joy with a little kick in the pants. Get the away. This dog somehow has read the energy of me. First of all, follows me around everywhere I go. I don’t like the dog. I don’t appreciate the dog. I don’t pet the dog. And yet this dog follows me wherever and sometimes you guys, I’m exaggerating. Of course, I am a human being. Um, this thing is it’s cute. I cuddle with it when I’m in the mood, which is once a week, you know, and but this dog will go out of his way. Like, he doesn’t bother other people’s things. He’ll go into my bag, which is sitting here on top of the couch. I can’t even put it anywhere where he can get to it. who go into my bag, route around and pick the thing that is the most valuable. Often it’s the wallet and he’ll tear it up and all of the cards, money coins all over the yard that I now have to Go Red Riding Hood through trying to pick and gather in my basket. And sunglasses. I mean, what do I do about and it haunts me. I made this choice. I made this choice. My daughter wanted this dog a dog. And I just I broke down. And I am the walking cliche of every parent who gives in to their child who’s picking up this dog’s shit. Never in my life. I lived in New York I was an important person. And I would briskly walk through the streets of Manhattan and I would see these chumps, these chumps in gorgeous, gorgeous […] bend down and pick up warm fecal matter into plastic bags and have them day tingling from their fingertips. And I’m like ew. Here I am. I’m the one picking up the warmth fecal matter, feeding the dog, washing the jog. And this is why this dog follows me around. But yet, he knows. He knows that if I could I would evict him from my house. And so then he does this. So that is my number one still haunts me from my cart. Wow, guys, this is truly a spooky and terrifying episode.
SuChin Pak 30:41
The second thing that haunts me from my cart. Oh, God, this is one everyone can get down. Everyone understands this. It’s the x that you just can’t quit. Her name is the real, real. God damn her.
Kulap Vilaysack 30:59
I was just on it yesterday.
SuChin Pak 31:00
When you favorite like when you heart something, right? It’ll go into that section. But then as people buy those things, right? On the bottom of your heart list will be all the things that other people bought that you hearted and should have bought. And when I go on the real real app every single day. I’m so addicted to this app. The first thing I do is I go to that tab and I see what I missed out on. It’s sick. This is a
Kulap Vilaysack 31:30
disease this is so hard for you. The way that you shop so hard US labor and you think about it. But the real real is like there’s a timer. There’s a timer and then they show you the receipts.
SuChin Pak 31:42
And I have open carts all of the Internet all the time. I never pull the trigger, but it goes out of sight out of mind. But the real real they have a sadistic person that understood the psyche of a shopper. And then they display prominently what you liked. And then what you missed out on. Why don’t they just evaporated. They don’t because they want to whip you’re behind. Like like the S&M queen that she is? Well, it’s not even them whipping you it become selfless. Complete self flagellation. And that’s the first place I go I go oh, well, what did I miss out on today? You know, I had the saline fringe trimmed accent loafers and like a blood red. That’s my color for 2024 is blood red.
Kulap Vilaysack 32:34
So is it not ox blood?
SuChin Pak 32:36
I don’t care whose blood it is. It’s your blood. It doesn’t matter. It’s blood red. That’s that’s what I missed out on. You know, it could be. It could be a dress, a dress that I could wear to some fancy party I won’t ever go to.
Kulap Vilaysack 32:57
Are you shopping again? This is just like, this is just you torturing yourself.
SuChin Pak 33:03
Yeah, I’m not shopping. I’m looking at just things that I should have bought. But didn’t buy. That doesn’t count as shopping.
Kulap Vilaysack 33:10
This is like fantasy football. But it’s like, I don’t know, football.
SuChin Pak 33:14
So heartbreaking. And then And then so I also have other props that I bought today. For every five things. Maybe I buy real real. Maybe one of them works out, you know, but it’s like a five to one.
Kulap Vilaysack 33:28
Knowing you. You’re hitting it when it’s specific sale and you cannot return it.
SuChin Pak 33:33
No, I can’t return it. And also you pay $1295 for shipping and then you got to pay $1295 to ship it back. Fuck you. It’s yours. I don’t care what the return policy is. Nobody’s returning it at that. That’s not a return policy. And yet, here I am. Listen, I told you I’m wearing a purchase that I love from the real world. It’s so light weight, summer cashmere knit. I love it. But for every five to 10 pieces, you know, like, what am I going to do with the skirt? So has the tag. Look at this friend of it. I got it. I put it on. It explained to people what the front of the skirt looks like.
Kulap Vilaysack 34:16
There’s some interesting rushing again, And that’s where your eye is going to go there. It’s different like layers. It’s tiered and roof. Let’s just say what
SuChin Pak 34:29
it is. It’s a giant vagina, on the outside of the skirt on the outside of your vagina. So I put it on and no, I can I tried to […] it. I tried to pin it. I tried to tuck it and I just can’t get the image that there’s a vagina, on my vagina on the skirt.
Kulap Vilaysack 34:49
And even if you took it away and tried to deprogram yourself, like the focus is on your vagina like that’s where the eye wants to go. And I get why you purchase it because you’re like you, you you like a Yoshi Yamamoto you’d like interesting cuts it’s a Suning fabric cut in a different unusual. That was your thought process. Yeah, but it’s a tough one the gathering really just focuses up on the vagina.
SuChin Pak 35:15
Yeah, it’s just a gathering Yeah, of the vaginal area. So that’s, I don’t know what I’m gonna do with that. And this I’ve, you’ve seen me in this. I’ve learned this, because, by the way, I will wear the vagina skirt. I bought this cashmere vest. Tell people let me see that. Yeah, I’ve seen you wear that. It’s a green and navy stripe and I wear it and I put it on and I just grit my teeth through the day as it’s on because I know that I look like a referee. And my husband will say where’s your whistle and a hey, mom’s gonna call the play. Ha. I look like a ref.
Kulap Vilaysack 35:53
But I want to say that soccer jerseys, football. You know, soccer is very in right now. But I think lean into it. It’s preppy. lean into it. I like that. Just because Mike makes fun of you.
SuChin Pak 36:13
It’s a badge of honor. It’s a badge of honor. When my husband makes fun of me.
Kulap Vilaysack 36:16
I think that’s a great sweater.
SuChin Pak 36:18
I’ve worn this like I’m not saying I haven’t, but I’m just saying every time I wear it, I’m like, Oh, God, I just wish I didn’t look like a ref but anyway, it’s the real, real is another haunt me from my heart. I’m never going to quit her. And yet she hurts me every time.
Kulap Vilaysack 36:33
Although you know what I’ve been up to. I haven’t done in a while because I don’t have anything to sell. But you know, talking about pennies from the sky.
SuChin Pak 36:41
Don’t even get me started on that. What they give you, for what you sell it. I’ve sold one set the real real. I sent one box in, you know, and I’m telling you like, we’re talking like $4 It’s just offensive. It’s not even cover the it’s pretty low. So low. It’s not worth it. This is another real haunting. It’s not worth it. Unless you’re, you know, reselling a Chanel bag.
Kulap Vilaysack 37:11
You’re absolutely right. But it’s like I’m not going to do I forget what the other company is where I’m going to box it myself like that happening. No, you’re not. I’m not doing that. In LA, it’s nice because somebody comes to me, they grab it. You know, does it feel good? When they returned one thing one thing got shipped back to me and was rejected and I don’t like that, my returns that big. But at the same time I was just gonna give it away or like I’m not going to buy […]
SuChin Pak 37:38
I’d rather give it away. I’d rather you know, I was like, I was like, Oh, I It’s like a vintage whatever Dolce shirt, you know, in a fabric that I just have never worn and I thought when one of my vintage crazy days in New York, I’ve had this thing for 20 plus years. You know what? I’d rather have kept that and hope one day my daughter I don’t know. Got some inspiration from it. To me. That’s the other side of the real real that is also very haunting is selling it. You really just have to be like, No, this is a way for me to empty my closet. And it’s just a donation. It’s a donation. But I love her every night, every night. And my last thing that haunts me. And Kulap this is something that I gifted to you.
Kulap Vilaysack 38:30
You gift it to our family.
SuChin Pak 38:33
I don’t know how many of you guys know about found money. So the State Controller whatever state you live in, has this thing called like found money or something like that. Basically, it’s money that is entitled to you that somehow didn’t get to you. And I put it in my haunting carts because I think about all of the people in the world and I looked this up. They said that one in seven Americans has unclaimed property that hurts my soul. But twice a year or so I’ll just look around for unclaimed funds for myself and anybody else in my life. I’ll put everybody’s name in there. This year. I love to text my friends and be like, hey, just so you know. You got some money here. New York State Controller, here’s the link. I don’t know if you want it is yours. And I found some money for you found some money for Scott. And you can put anybody’s name in there. And they’ll tell you whether or not you have checks.
Kulap Vilaysack 39:39
I want to give like some tips because Su keyed me in I had like $1,000 basically. And so when I went to the site that specifically for state of California, so state of California people, but I think this would apply to everybody. Don’t put your current address just put your name because it’s for instance there were small checks that went to like two houses ago or two apartments ago don’t do like a specific address, it’ll get you more now, my lowest amount was like 20 cents and then I had missed a work check a payroll check somehow some way was my highest one but I say that because I sent it to a couple of friends on my check if you have money and they put their address now which is like a could be you know, last shots from before so make sure you do that.
SuChin Pak 40:32
You know, I remember when I first discovered this and I was living in New York a friend put me on to it and and man that thrill of just like you know, it’s like a what do you call it in Vegas when you the jackpot thing, the slot machine. And so I’m thinking about it and I’m so happy to think about all of you listening that have never done this and thinking about the little cherries that are rolling around and DM us I would love to hear them that would make me feel complete.
Kulap Vilaysack 40:59
Well, that’s all for today you can find everything we talked about and the things that haunt us on our Instagram at @AddToCart pod. We’ll be launching straight into the holiday season starting next week, so stay tuned for some very big announcements.
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