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What Sports Are Asian Americans Into?

#gingerbread #cookies #ninjas A photo posted by Carlomus Prime (@carlomusprime) on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:42am PST I’m a big fan of MMA, and 8Asians writer Jeff has even posted an article about successful Asian American participation in the UFC. … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Jack Link’s Jerky: ‘HANGRY Moments – Lecture Hall’

http://youtu.be/erCF_vQrCvI I think it is safe to say that we’ve all had moments in our life where we’ve been really hungry and our stomachs have been growling. I think Jack Link, the beef jerky company, creates a unique spin on … Continue reading

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Asian American Christianity and Linsanity

(Image from the Christian Film Database) Authors Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell offer an interesting statistic in American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us about the connection between being religious and one’s ethnic identity: Do other minority groups also have … Continue reading

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Asian America: Confusion from Within, Abroad, and Why

The Economist article asking, “Do Asian Americans still exist?” is likely to rouse some sentiments. As usual, Asian America, with all its ethnicities, don’t just indicate a diversity of cultural groups under the large label of “Asian” but a striking … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Indonesia: The “Innoncence of Muslims” Edition

“I’m American, and I’m sorry” is my usual way of introducing myself to people when they hear my accent and get puzzled by its New England droll with Southerner slang coming from an Asian face. This was how I have … Continue reading

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Red Bean & Kimchi Brings Improv Talk Show To YouTube

It is a great pleasure of mine to introduce you all to Red Bean & Kimchi, a new online improvisational talk show which features many emerging Asian American Artists and non-profit community service organizations. It’s a YouTube show that broadcasts … Continue reading

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YouTube’s YOMYOMF Network Will Change Your World

When this video got uploaded around 11pm on Sunday night, I don’t think anybody could have possibly expected how epic in scope this was actually going to be. What is possibly the first conscious venture of mainstream media fusing with … Continue reading

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Uploaded: The Asian American Movement Review From 2012 LAAPFF

The buzz and excitement for Uploaded: The Asian American Movement was tremendous at the world premiere, even before the film began. But I was not among one of them and instead, I was quite the doubting Thomas. I was reluctant … Continue reading

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2012 LAAPFF Opening & Shanghai Calling Review

Ah, the 2012 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival is here. It’s that one time of the year where a truck load of Asians and Asian Americans in the entertainment industry here in LA come to mingle amongst themselves for … Continue reading

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Why are Asian American Films Bad?

Before I even wrote the April’s Fools article Joy Luck Ranked Greatest Asian American Film Of All Time, I have contemplated for the longest time creating a list for the Top 10 Worst Asian American films of all time. There’s … Continue reading

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Marion Barry and His Issue Against “Dirty Asian Shops”

After celebrating his win today in the Democratic primary for the Ward 8 on the D.C. Council, Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry made this particular comment at his victory party: “We got to do something about these Asians … Continue reading

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Mnet America’s Short Notice Asian American Short Film Program Open For Submissions

Short Notice, Mnet America’s short film program is out there for Asian Americans. If you win it, you get to win $5,000. Say what? Are you an Asian American film maker with a compelling short film that you want to … Continue reading

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