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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Luck of the Half-Irish”

Season 3, Episode 5 (originally aired July 15): “Luck of the Half-Irish”? Microsynopsis: NASCAR racer Brad Keselowski returns for a second guest-star appearance, winning his first race in months after sitting on a barstool in Sullivan & Son. The patrons … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Sexual Healing”

Season 3, Episode 4 (originally aired July 8): “Sexual Healing” Microsynopsis: Kunal Nayyar as Sanjay, also known as Neil from a Season 2 episode, returns to the bar to make amends as a recovering sex addict. Melanie is quick to … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “About a Boy, His Mom, and the Man They’re Dating”

Season 3, Episode 3: “About a Boy, His Mom, and the Man They’re Dating” (originally aired July 1, 2014) Microsynopsis: Carol is at first shocked and then pleased to realize that Daryl (Charles Shaughnessy) has become her boyfriend. Owen is … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “The Big O” and “Everybody Loved Frank”

Sullivan & Son is now in its third season, and it’s time to admit that it’s just not very good.  It doesn’t suck most of the time, but it has sucky pieces in sufficient numbers to make it never as … Continue reading

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‘Sullivan & Son’ Episode Review: “Ladies Night”

Season 2, Epsiode 3: “Ladies Night” Microsynopsis: Responding to Yelp reviews calling his bar a place for old people, Steve holds a Ladies Night in hopes of drawing a younger clientele. Among other regulars, Melanie objects, insisting such a move … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Pilot, One More Time” and “Acceptance”

About a year ago, Dino-Ray of 8Asians mused that the new TBS show Sullivan & Son looked sort of intriguing because of its ethnically diverse cast, but would commit only to the possibility that he might see it when he … Continue reading

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Hapas, Quapas, and More: Multiracialism Redefining “Asian American”

“I’m half Japanese, and my husband is all Irish.  Our kids have very Celtic coloration — pale skin and fair hair. They’re not obviously Asian in appearance at all, and yet they still feel very connected with that part of … Continue reading

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I AM KOREAN AMERICAN’s Founder Peter Kang Interview

There is something beautiful when people take the initiative to create a passion project out of an idea so simple. This is the case with the collage website, I AM KOREAN AMERICAN, which was co-founded by Peter Kang and Sei-Wook Kim. … Continue reading

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LA Art & Music Show for Urban Clothing Company “Teruo Artistry”

There’s a ton of stuff going on in L.A. all the time, but if you love music & art, check out this awesome event “BY ANY DREAMS NECESSARY” featuring work by artist and designer Timothy Teruo Watters, a hapa, who … Continue reading

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Being half

Learned a brand new spanking word yesterday. Hapa. Yeah, I know… I’ve been sheltered. But after an interview with Kina Grannis, I realized that I had no clue what this word meant and asked. When you got right down to … Continue reading

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