Theme Song: Charlyne Yi


Illustration by Minna

Illustration by Minna

Charlyne Yi is an actress, comedian, screenwriter, and musician, so you might know her from lots of things: Knocked Up, Paper Heart, House, and now this month’s theme song. Enjoy!


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  • weetziebatcoolcat February 25th, 2013 11:13 PM

    such a rad and catchy song! especially love the banjo (or ukulele?)…

  • kathryn-s February 25th, 2013 11:16 PM

    Paper Heart is such a cute movie!
    Also cute: Charlyne Yi and this song.

  • PandaJane February 25th, 2013 11:17 PM

    aww, chuckles <3<3<3

  • Alyse Pierce February 25th, 2013 11:33 PM

    OMG, love it! I’ve always loved her.

  • Miss Erin February 26th, 2013 12:11 AM

    I love this.

  • Jamie February 26th, 2013 7:07 AM

    Kind of reminds me of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. :)

  • lunaticbeings February 26th, 2013 9:19 AM

    omg charlyne yi i loved you so much in paper heart and now i’m filled with fangirl pride over this collaboration with rookie.

  • Mary the freak February 26th, 2013 10:13 AM

    too cute… <3

  • itsaoifedahling February 26th, 2013 10:55 AM

    So adorable! Paper hearts is added to the loong list of movies for cold rainy day days :)

  • pinmq February 26th, 2013 2:36 PM

    aw, she is such a cutie!

  • olive February 26th, 2013 8:24 PM

    I’m a waitress at a Japanese spot on Sunset, and she’s come in twice since I’ve worked there, I love her so much! I kind if died inside each time but didn’t want to say anything if she was the kind that just wanted to go out to eat and feel normal.

  • Adriana Taylor February 26th, 2013 10:41 PM

    oh my god i love charlyne yi!!!! her voice is so great and these lyrics are my favourite!!!!<3333

  • LuneSirene February 28th, 2013 4:15 PM

    Ha ha. I love her as a person. I just keep thinking The Glass Beef, Hawaii. :)