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Monthly Archives: June 2010
Over a week ago, I had a chance to briefly meet Jennifer Pae, a candidate for Oakland City Council at the annual Emerge California fundraising event. If you haven’t heard of Emerge California, it’s “part of a national movement to … Continue reading
I don’t easily get offended; sure, there’s a lot of stuff for APAs to get riled up for this summer, but I always pride my self for being a good sport, finding humor in poor stereotypes, and understanding how a … Continue reading
Toy Story 3 was released this month to success, but a previous Toy Story 3 plot developed by Circle 7 — Disney’s now-scrapped in-house animation studio — would have had the toys saving a recalled, broken Buzz Lightyear from Taiwan. … Continue reading
An 8Asians reader, Amanda, pointed this Swiffer Sweeper commercial out. I’ve seen some ads from this “Baby Come Back” campaign, but have not come across this particular one with the Asian American woman in a new “Who’s that Lady” campaign. Apparently … Continue reading
The Asian American Theater Company (AATC) completes its 2010 Season with the world premiere of Beijing, California, a new play by Paul Heller, based on a story developed with and directed by Duy Nguyen.
Beijing, California opens July 1, 2010, and runs for three weeks, through July 17, 2010, at the Thick House, 1695 18th Street, San Francisco.
About the Play
Beijing, California is an unflinching study of one nation’s invasion by another–but this time, the victim is not Iraq or Afghanistan; ra… Continue reading
Last week, The New York Times did an interesting piece on the potential next mayor of San Francisco. The current mayor, Gavin Newsom, is termed out from running for re-election in 2012 and is running for California lieutenant governor. Should Newsom … Continue reading
Two Indian brothers, ages 5 and 7, discovered and hacked to death a criminal discovered in their orchard. Summertime Fudgecicles and Recipe with the Zoku Quick Pop Maker (Because the Japanese make such nifty kitchen appliances) Asian Pacific Wealth outpacing … Continue reading
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJWxpdYJ3Oc Thank God for Taiwan. First they gave us a CGI rendition of the Tiger Woods scandal and the Conan O’Brien vs. Jay Leno war. Now they’re taking on former Vice-President Al Gore, who is accused of sexually harassing a … Continue reading
Despite accusations of “whitewashing” casting of The Last Airbender, director M. Night Shyamalan claims that the racial diversity in the upcoming summer film as “The most culturally diverse tent-pole in history.” Issues around racial and gender diversity will be top … Continue reading
This past week, Jane Kim, current President of the San Francisco Board of Education and a civil rights attorney at Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, kicked off her campaign to become District 6 city supervisor. San Francisco District 3 Supervisor … Continue reading
“Is that Kina Grannis?” “You know who Kina Grannis is?” The Daughter was looking at a video of Kina Grannis, and she was really surprised I knew her. She was surprised not only because most teenagers think that their parents … Continue reading