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jozjozjoz is a taiwanese-american gal who lives and blogs underneath the hollywood sign and who doesn’t clean her fishtank unless the fish starts to do the backstroke. she is also able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but cannot stop from bumping into door handles, cabinet doors, and anything else that protrudes or has a sharp edge. she does not run with scissors for this same reason. she can pet the fur off a dog but don’t ask her to go anywhere near a horse. or a moth. or a roach. her dealings with L.A.’s finest (aka the parking violations department) are legend, as are her giant sneezes. Other than the two too many joz’s, jozjozjoz is a perfectly normal, relatively sane individual who defies the odds, reaches for the stars, and carries moonbeams home in a jar. She’d rather be a fish… but not in her own dirty fishtank. http://www.jozjozjoz.com

Randall Park is awesome as Agent Jimmy Woo in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

Randall Park is awesome as Agent Jimmy Woo in 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'

With the box office domination of all things in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), a lot of people don’t need an extra reason to see the latest Ant-Man movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp. If you’re a Randall Park fan, as I have been for years, you will be happy to finally see his handsome face on the big screen in this film, after his casting had been announced a year ago. I was able to […] Continue »

Non-spoiler review of ‘STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI’ in 8 words: “Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico is awesome”

Non-spoiler review of 'STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI' in 8 words: "Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Tico is awesome"

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. …Asians finally became a key part of the STAR WARS saga. TL;DR: The Tico Sisters rock my galaxy. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI opens in U.S. theaters on December 15, and in this installment of “Episode VIII,” we finally get to meet mechanic Rose Tico, played by actress Kelly Marie Tran. I say “finally” because it has been more than 2 years since the infamous […] Continue »

LAAPFF 2017: ‘King of Peking’ (京城之王)

LAAPFF 2017: ‘King of Peking’ (京城之王)

8Asians is proud to be a community co-presenter of this film at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF). As a reader of 8Asians, please enjoy a discount to this film using the code: 8AZN17. Or the code CGVBP17 for $4 off General Admission tickets to all Buena Park screenings! Screenings May 2, 2017 at 9:30 PM (Downtown Independent) May 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm (CGV Buena Park) King of Peking 京城之王 Directed […] Continue »

LAAPFF 2017: ‘Plastic China’

LAAPFF 2017: ‘Plastic China’

8Asians is proud to be a community co-presenter of this film at the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF). As a reader of 8Asians, please enjoy a discount to this film using the code: 8AZN17 Screenings April 30 at 4:00 PM (CGV Cinemas 3) Plastic China Directed by Jiu-Liang Wang International Competition / China / 2016 / 82 mins / Mandarin with English subtitles / Color / 16:9, D-Cinema / Los Angeles Premiere […] Continue »

#SubmitToHate and “ThankYouDonald” on Instagram is documenting social media accounts of #WhiteLash

#SubmitToHate and "ThankYouDonald" on Instagram is documenting social media accounts of #WhiteLash

I am just going to link to ThankYouDonald and let the posts speak for themselves. The account description is: Thank You, Donald. Bearing witness to the #WhiteLash. Contribute photos/screenshots by tagging them with #SubmitToHate. I wish this account didn’t need to exist. I wish this account didn’t need to exist, either. (Note: I am not the person who started that account)

The 2016 US Election is over. What is your reaction?

The 2016 US Election is over. What is your reaction?

I feel that this is a good time for us to revisit one of the original goals of 8Asians– to hear the diverse voices and opinions from our multifaceted communities of Asian Americans/Asian Canadians/Asian Australians/English speaking Asians from around the world. Our writers used to regularly TalkAbout things, but we fell out of that habit. So I ask you, do you have something to say to our community? What is your post-election reaction? Let us […] Continue »

8$: ‘Rice on White,’ Asian American Sex Comedy Feature Film

8$: 'Rice on White,' Asian American Sex Comedy Feature Film

8$ is a series which occasionally highlights interesting crowdfunding projects. Every day, the 8Asians team is inundated by many worthy pitches. We are unable to highlight every one that comes our way, or even the ones we might individually support. The projects selected for 8$ are not endorsements by 8Asians. (To be considered for 8$, we highly suggest you not harass the writers or the editors of 8Asians.) WHO: The Rice on White Team Talun […] Continue »

8Questions: Interview with an Old 8A Friend, Author of ‘Holistic Tarot’ and ‘The Tao of Craft’

8Questions: Interview with an Old 8A Friend, Author of 'Holistic Tarot' and 'The Tao of Craft'

Our very own Akrypti has been quite busy since she went on a hiatus from covering APA social politics for 8Asians. She’s taken the tarot world by storm with her first book Holistic Tarot: An Integrative Approach to Using Tarot for Personal Growth back in 2015. Since its publication, Holistic Tarot became a bestseller in its category and has gone on to win four prominent book awards. Now Akrypti—I mean Benebell—is coming out with her […] Continue »

Hillary Clinton speaks at AAPI for Hillary Launch Event in San Gabriel

Hillary Clinton speaks at AAPI for Hillary Launch Event in San Gabriel

Hillary Clinton traveled to San Gabriel, California, on January 7, 2016, to launch Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) for Hillary. Clinton joined Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chairwoman Judy Chu and dozens of AAPI elected officials and community leaders from across the nation. Clinton discussed what’s at stake in this election for the AAPI community, and how she’ll fight for them as president. Hillary Clinton began her remarks with a personal anecdote about […] Continue »

8Asians Exclusive: Dr Ken: Hot Doctor, Will Yun Lee (Sneak Peek)

8Asians Exclusive: Dr Ken: Hot Doctor, Will Yun Lee (Sneak Peek)

Congratulations to Dr. Ken, as they received a full season pickup earlier this week. This week’s new episode of Dr. Ken is an exciting one, featuring actor Will Yun Lee as Allison’s former boyfriend– now a very hot and successful doctor. Don’t miss it! “Kevin O’Connell” – Ken is taken aback when he meets Allison’s former boyfriend Kevin O’Connell (guest star Will Yun Lee, “The Wolverine”), now a very hot and successful doctor. So when […] Continue »

First clip from the Disney•Pixar short film “Sanjay’s Super Team”

First clip from the Disney•Pixar short film “Sanjay’s Super Team"

In “Sanjay’s Super Team,” the new short film from Pixar Animation Studios to be released on November 25, 2015 as the short playing in front of The Good Dinosaur. Accomplished artist Sanjay Patel uses his own experience to tell the story of a young, first-generation Indian-American boy whose love for western pop culture comes into conflict with his father’s traditions. Sanjay is absorbed in the world of cartoons and comics, while his father tries to […] Continue »

8Asians Exclusive: Fresh Off the Boat: Louis & Jessica’s wedding night (Sneak Peek)

8Asians Exclusive: Fresh Off the Boat: Louis & Jessica’s wedding night (Sneak Peek)

As Season 2 of Fresh Off the Boat continues (see Mitchell’s reviews of Season 2: Episode 1 and Episode 2), 8Asians has an exclusive sneak peek for you from Episode 3, featuring a clip of a flashback to Louis and Jessica’s wedding night– at a car dealership. Episode: “Shaquille O’Neal Motors” – It’s Louis and Jessica’s wedding anniversary and Louis plans a romantic evening out – to the car dealership. Meanwhile, Evan and his “friends” […] Continue »