Monthly Archives: July 2010

Realtors learn about Asian-American Community Traits

Every day I drive by an unsold house near my home.  It’s been on the market for months.  It’s not that the economy is stopping sales – the house next door to me sold in a week.  The problem is … Continue reading

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This Week on GASP! Street Fighter Dunks, You Are Awesome, Multigrain & More

We’re wrapping up another week over at GASP!, our sister site that focuses on products made by and for the API community. Here’s some of the stuff we covered over the past couple of days: Street Fighter Nike Dunks You … Continue reading

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L.A.: TN Party is This Weekend in Little Tokyo

How many times do we need to tell you about Tuesday Night Cafe before you decide to show up for yourself? This is your final reminder to come down to tomorrow evening’s TN Party! And now, a couple more videos … Continue reading

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Yellow Goat’s You Are Awesome Necklace

You are awesome. But you knew that, right? So why not spread your awesomeness (and perhaps overinflated ego) with this cheerful sterling silver necklace ($83) from Yellow Goat, a handmade jewelry line that features unique and quirky pendants, rings and … Continue reading

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DUDE WTF ASIA: Japanese People Laugh at Scaredy Bear

A bunch of people sent this video to me saying that I’d find it funny, but I just watched this in horror. Basically this video is of a cute little bear cub being scared out of its wits by a … Continue reading

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Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Depression & Suicide Among Asian American Women

By Kristina Wong Kristina Wong delves deep into the sky high rates of depression and suicide among Asian American Women to make ‘Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.’ “I’m Definitely Not Crazy. But I Probably am Lying.” My earliest memories … Continue reading

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Sakura Wall Clock by Stephanie Han Windham

Steph Han Windham is an artist showing and selling work all around southern California.  She has a BFA in Illustration from the Laguna College of Art & Design in and an MFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts … Continue reading

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Letterpress Cards from Fugu Fugu Press

Don’t you know? Letterpress is the new black. It looks and feels so swanky, especially if they’re cards made from recycled paper and printed with soy based ink like these from Fugu Fugu Press. These cards ($4.00) feature designs by … Continue reading

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DJ Qbert to Appear in DJ Hero 2

Filipinos, rejoice! World famous DJ Qbert, he of Invisibl Skratch Piklz and Scratch, the synonymous documentary on turntablism, will be converted into CGI-generated goodness and will appear in Activision’s music based video game, DJ Hero 2.  Which makes sense, right?  … Continue reading

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Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese

First thing first: Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese ($12.21) is targeted towards “young adults” — it won a Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, and it’s a very quick read for that reason. All of that said, this … Continue reading

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