Monthly Archives: May 2010

DUDE WTF ASIA: The Two Year Old Smoking Baby

Posted without comment: this YouTube video this video from ABC (since YouTube is constantly taking down the original video source due to copyright violations) of a two year old baby from Indonesia, who needs his mother to change his diapers, … Continue reading

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Is the Term “Asian-American” Not What it Used to Be?

“So what kind of activities did you do in college?” asked my Vietnamese-American interviewee.  I do alumni admissions interviewing for my undergraduate college.  The time for my questions was over – now it was her turn to ask and for … Continue reading

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Moye Interviews Daniel Dae Kim for G4’s Attack of the Show: Behind the Scenes of Lost & Hawaii Five-O

Move over Barbara Walters! Take a step back Oprah! Our very own Moye has been landing the big shot interviews recently– with Louis Ozawa Changchien to LOST and the new Hawaii-Five-O’s Daniel Dae Kim. Check out the video from G4’s … Continue reading

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[Jun 4] NORTHERN CA: 25th Anniversary of Akira Kurosawa’s RAN

25th Anniversary of Akira Kurosawa’s final epic masterpiece in new 35 mm print, opens June 4, 2010 in San Francisco
2010 Marks Kurosawa Centennial

Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinema, One Embarcadero Center-promenade level (Sacramento & Battery), San Francisco (415)267-4893
Tickets are $10.50 for general admission and $8.25 for seniors, students, and children
Showtimes (valid 6/4-10): daily at 1:00, 4:00, 8:00
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The Chopstick Story

Some time around my thirtieth birthday, my parents sat me down and gave me some of the treasured family heirlooms. Within the cache were two pairs of silver chopsticks, they were made with a round barrel, carved on the far … Continue reading

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From Predators to Year Zero: Interview with Louis Ozawa Changchien

2010 is gearing up to be a big year for Louis Ozawa Changchien. The half Japanese half Taiwanese actor has a major role in Robert Rodriguez’s Predators coming out this summer and Michael Golamco’s Year Zero at New York’s Second … Continue reading

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President Obama & Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This past Monday, President Obama hosted a reception at the White House celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Amongst the honored guests was Father Vien of the Mary Queen of Vietnam Church in New Orleans, who was profiled … Continue reading

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[Jun 5] SOUTHERN CA: Jizo – Yukinori Dehara figure exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Art show opening

Yukinori Dehara at GR2

June 5 – July 7, 2010
Reception: Saturday, June 5, 6:30 – 10:00

2062 Sawtelle Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 445-9276

Giant Robot is proud to host The Jizo, an art show featuring new work by Yukinori Dehara.

Dehara’s hand-painted clay depictions of debauched salarymen, brutalized gangsters, happy monsters, and other unique figures stand about 5-inches tall. Although the pieces are detailed and glossy, the subtle… Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Asians Have Sex, Too

UPDATED 2/16/2015: Johnson & Johnson pulled down the previous uploads of the K-Y Intense ads that were embedded in the original post. I’ve included new embeds in the post. Yes, these are the K-Y ads that Randall Park referred to … Continue reading

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Fashion Designer Nary Manivong Gets ‘Dressed’

At the first New York Fashion Week I attended in September 2007, I went to a show outside of Bryant Park’s village of tents that showcased the collection by a designer by the name of Nary Manivong. His collection was … Continue reading

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Fat Rabbit Farm “Super Blanket” T-Shirt

T-shirts with bunnies are adorable. T-Shirts with bunnies that fly around in the air that have half-fangs are still adorable, but says, “hey — I’m adorable, but I’m willing to punch you in the face.” Fat Rabbit Farm, developed by … Continue reading

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Links & Sponsors: Ebates, Marrying Robots, Blueprint Cru

SPONSOR: 8Asians Readers, Get a $8.88 signing bonus to use for online purchases on Robots marry a couple in — where else — Japan. (Gizmodo) A Radio Interview with Blueprint Cru’s TL Truong. In Pennsylvania, 7-foot Indian brothers stand … Continue reading

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