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Monthly Archives: December 2007
As a kid, most of my New Year’s Eve memories involved having dinner (hot pot) at my grandparents home with the extended family and close friends. After dinner, the adults would drink tea (or sake) and sit around the table … Continue reading
Sanrio, makers of Hello Kitty, announced recently that it was going to start making products targeted for young men. Rather than coming up with something witty to say about this, I’ll simply copy and paste a recent IM conversation I … Continue reading
Happy New Year Everyone! Since this is the last show of the year, I thought I would share with you my personal favorites of 2007. All have been released this year and no, it’s not all Chae Yeon. I’m actually … Continue reading
Subtitle: And the Weak, Timid Men of Shanghai? It’s one of those anecdotes you hear. “If you’re a guy in Shanghai, you’ll get hit on by scores of Shanghainese girls.” Take this particular anecdote from a friend: So I think … Continue reading
Kina Grannis is a beautiful half Japanese musician/songwriter based out of Austin, Texas. I only just heard of her today and I’m already madly in love with her voice. A little late to the game, hopefully the last umph move … Continue reading
So I’m flipping through ReadyMade magazine when I come across a full page ad that simply has a giant “友!” in a bright yellow font and a website address – hoteltomo.com. Well, that’s interesting, I think to myself. And from … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal reports in their Law Blog, “The Chungs: Poster Children For Lawsuit Abuse” and gives an update on the Chungs & Custom Cleaners in Washington, D.C. (8Asians.com had also posted back in May in “Cleaners are taken … Continue reading
From CNN: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday after addressing a large gathering of her supporters. Bhutto died of a gunshot wound to the neck, the Pakistani Interior Ministry said. The attacker then blew himself up. The … Continue reading
Kartika Review is a new literary journal for Asian American creative writing. They publish fiction, poetry, essay, art, and author interviews. Of interest in the first issue: An interview with Gene Luen Yang delivers the inside scoop on the author … Continue reading
Here’s a story that is currently unfolding in Illinois where a woman has disappeared while on her way to perform a religious ritual. Is there anyone out there who can anyone shed some light on this ritual? Here’s to a … Continue reading
A friend of mine forwarded me this article in The Washington Post (12/25/07), “Heirs of China’s New Elites Schooled in Ancient Values“: “CIXI, China — In a borrowed classroom of the provincial Communist Party School, a newly busy philosophy professor … Continue reading