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Monthly Archives: May 2010
By Ken I am a Sex in the City kind of guy. And not because I’m gay—it’s a known fact that the New York gals were mouthpieces by proxy for the gay male writers. I liked the character relationships, the … Continue reading
We have written about how more Asian-Americans are joining the army, and this California Report audiocast talks in more detail about why: A down economy has more Asian-Americans joining for education benefits. More often than not, Asian-Americans are joining support … Continue reading
I asked my Dad what he was doing on Memorial Day, and he said that he was attending a Memorial Day commemoration for Veterans. I wasn’t surprised, as he was a 20 year Navy Veteran. One thing I’d like to … Continue reading
By Amanda On the similar topic of the relevance of “Asian-American,” there’s an interesting article at Diverse Education discussing the value of ethnic-specific courses versus pan-Asian American courses. With the increasing presence of students of Asian descent, universities have added … Continue reading
I’m relatively obsessed with height. I’ve always dreamed of not just being an awesome basketball player, but also looking like I belong comfortably in the paint*. I even tried to play in 8th and 9th grade. I had the same coach both … Continue reading
With the release of Sex & The City 2 and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time this weekend, I am compelled to voice out my concerns over their portrayals of Middle Easterners or in the case of Prince of … Continue reading
My husband came back from a conference in Nashville — the Music City of the South — where he picked up a couple of CDs by Grace Kelly, a young Korean American musician. Although she is in college attending the … Continue reading
As Asian American Heritage month draws to a close, I discovered a great article about the recent history of Asian Americans. It’s a history lesson provided by Jenn Fang on some of the recent discriminatory laws and events that have … Continue reading
Taiwanese designer Liu Chenhsu has transformed the city of Taipei, Taiwan into this Flowing City Coaster ($12), where a drop of water can turn into a flood. Condensation from the cup can slowly flood the city especially during hot summer … Continue reading
Our internal e-mail lists have us discussing all kinds of stuff: Asian American identity, representation in the media, the experiences of activism in an academia setting and its progression as we transition to the working, adult world. And sometimes, we … Continue reading
Spoken word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai informed me the other day that HBO’s mini-documentary East of Main Street: Asians Aloud is available until the end of May on HBO On-Demand ( On-Demand>Movies or Documentaries>Asian Heritage>Asians Aloud ). Check out the … Continue reading