Monthly Archives: July 2010

Asian American Commercial Watch: Asian Dude on a Scooter for Huggies

I just came across this hilarious commercial for Huggies after watching a fascinating segment on Nightline about the diaper industry, which is apparently a $7 billion industry annually in the United States. I watch a lot of TV, so I’m … Continue reading

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Applicants Needed for AAWW UCLA Scholarship!

Curtis Chin from APA for Progress asked me to share with all of you in the Los Angeles area who may be interested in this great opportunity from the Asian American Writer’s Workshop! Apply by Friday, August 13th for UCLA … Continue reading

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Links: Language, Super Sad True Love Story, Olivia Munn

Do language speakers end up attending to, understanding, and remembering their experiences differently, simply because they speak different languages? (WSJ) Super Sad True Love Story: “Within a few pages, Lenny has fallen hard for Eunice Park, an 80-pound Korean American … Continue reading

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Martin Hsu’s Multigrain Book

We have been longtime fans of Martin Hsu’s colorful and whimsical paintings, which often remind us that deep down inside, we are all children full of fantastic imaginations. Hsu just manages to put them all on paper. Now you can … Continue reading

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L.A. Giveaway: Tickets for this Saturday’s TN Party

UPDATE: Winner is the first entrant, Emily Wu! We’ve been giving a ton of love to Tuesday Night Cafe recently for good reason– it’s awesome! TN Project is so awesome that they’re giving some lucky 8Asians reader a free pair … Continue reading

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Junichi Tsuneoka’s Japanesque iPhone 4 Cover

The iPhone 4 is a beautiful, delicate thing. That’s why you want to keep it protected from the elements, so why not pick up this wooden cover featuring the designs of artist Junichi Tsuneoka? Made from sustainable bamboo and laser … Continue reading

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GAYA Bamboo Sunglasses from Kayu Design

Protect your delicate eyes from harmful UV rays, and do some good while you’re at it! Jamie Lim’s Kayu line features both handbags and sunglasses made from sustainable bamboo. In this case, these GAYA sunglasses ($180) are handcrafted from bamboo … Continue reading

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First Asian American Nominated to Lead California Supreme Court

This past week, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger nominated 3rd District Court of Appeal Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye as the next chief justice, replacing in January retiring Chief Justice Ronald George. This will make Cantil-Sakauye the first Asian American to lead the … Continue reading

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Street Fighter Inspired Nike Dunks

Alright, so the Nike Dunk SB Street Fighter collection isn’t officially available in stores yet, but they are just so kick ass that we had to post them. I mean, how can you resist a pair of kicks that were … Continue reading

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TV Networks offer A Taste of the Old Country

“Every evening, millions of families in India gather around their TV sets to watch “Balika Vadhu,” a soap opera about a married 8-year-old girl. At the same time, Indian households in the U.S. that have access to it switch to … Continue reading

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This Week on GASP! Fail Whale Art, Curve Earrings, Palo Shirt & More

Check out some of the products we featured on GASP! this past week: Yiying Lu’s Wall Art Graphics Hat Peeps Print by Happy Doodle Land Palo Ringer T-Shirt Curve Earrings from The Harbinger Co. This is only a sample of … Continue reading

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