Monthly Archives: October 2007

Chinese Game Console Imitation

I got to hand it to Chinese companies: they sure have the art of imitation down. Movies, music, software, clothes, automobiles, and of course, electronics. You may already know about the Meizu M8 and its GUI. (There’s even a case … Continue reading

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Sunday 10/7: Taiwan Film Festival @ Stanford (free)

I just got an Evite regarding a free Taiwan Film Festival this Sunday, October 7th at Stanford from 2 pm to 9:45 pm: 2:00 pm Shonenko, 2006, 64 minutes 3:20 pm The Affairs of Three Cities: The Game, 2006, 66 … Continue reading

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The Origins of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Logo

A friend of mine in Taiwan emailed me this, who got it from a friend. I have no idea where it came from, but since is already banned in China, I thought some of you might find this cartoon … Continue reading

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“Desperate Housewives” clip infuriates Filipino Americans

Filipinos are up in arms because of the last Sunday’s episode of “Desperate Housewives”. An email has been forwarded throughout the Filipino community written by Kevin Nadal, calling out the writers responsible for the disparaging remarks. Teri Hatcher’s character, Susan, … Continue reading

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Admissions, Decisions

I have nothing queer to say as of late, life as a berliniamsburg hipster douchebag (lies, i live in harlem) has kept me so busy i’ve dropped my finger off the pulse of the map. Foreign affairs? Public sphere? Ahmadinejads? … Continue reading

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Yay for the 7307 Takei Asteroid!

George Takei has had an asteroid named after him! “I am now a heavenly body,” Takei said Tuesday, laughing. “I found out about it yesterday. … I was blown away. It came out of the clear, blue sky — just … Continue reading

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Andrew Cunanan: The musical!

I remember the moment when Gianni Versace was shot: It was ten years ago and I was in college hanging out with my friend Jen. When it was discovered that Versace’s murderer was serial killer Andrew Cunanan, Jen just rolled … Continue reading

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KTEH: The War: The Nisei Soldiers

I’ve been watching parts Ken Burns series, “The War” this past week. I just watched an excellent KTEH locally produced program, The War: The Nisei Soldiers:  “Produced by KTEH, this program tells the story of Japanese American veterans in the … Continue reading

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WSJ: China Bloggers Stew About Olympic Pigs

In tomorrow’s Wall Street Journal (yes, tomorrow’s paper – often articles will be posted online), the newspaper reports on “China Bloggers Stew About Olympic Pigs“: “In recent weeks, news that hogs are being specially raised to feed the athletes at … Continue reading

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