Monthly Archives: August 2010

DUDE WTF ASIA: Japanese Resort Attracts Men with Virtual Girlfriends

First saw this on Slashdot and thought I’d share the story here: a Japanese resort is now catering to men with Virtual girlfriends from the game Love Plus (a trailer of the game is above).  Love Plus is a simulation … Continue reading

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Mini Ramen Erasers

Mmm, ramen. How does it manage to hit that oh-so-perfect spot with the perfect blend of salt, greasy, MSG and carbs? Now it can hit those mistakes and spelling errors on paper with these mini ramen erasers ($6.52) from Japan, … Continue reading

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Poketo For Target Swirls Large Tote

Poketo’s back to school collection for Target is finally in stores and it looks like it’s already selling out! If you’re nowhere near a Target location, you can always check out their colorful array of handbags and tote bags online. … Continue reading

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Dawen Wins Kollaboration Acoustic 4

If I hadn’t been hosting the Q&A for the L.A. theatrical opening of The People I’ve Slept With on Friday night, then I definitely would have been at Kollaboration Acoustic 4. Luckily, there’s YouTube and fan-uploaded videos of the show, … Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life

If you haven’t heard of the Scott Pilgrim comic book series by Bryan Lee O’Malley, then we don’t really know what to do with you. Wait, yes we do. Pick up the first volume, Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life ($7.19) … Continue reading

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Aviator Glasses Ring by Harbinger Co

Everyone’s got a pair of aviator glasses, but how many of them can wear them on their fingers? Stand out in the crowd with this this sterling silver aviator ring ($64.00) by one of our favorite jewelry design companies, Harbinger … Continue reading

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Chinese Study Concludes Harvard & UC Berkeley Best Colleges in the World

You know how your Chinese parents were like, “Carnegie Mellon? What is Mellon? GO TO UC DAVIS. CHEAPER AND MORE FAMOUS.” (What? Just my parents? Alright, then.) Well, don’t expect that mindset to go away any time soon: according to … Continue reading

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Archie Panjabi Wins Emmy

Archie Panjabi won the Emmy for best supporting actress on Sunday night for her role as Kalinda Sharma on the show The Good Wife. She was born in West London to Sikh parents. This is the first Emmy win for … Continue reading

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Turntablism meets Taiko: The Bangerz perform “Robot Remains”

In this video filmed and edited by The Mighty Fifty, The Bangerz, a DJ collective, perform “Robot Remains” in collaboration with San Jose Taiko at the SubZERO Festival.  I first saw this on Angry Asian Man, and thought I should … Continue reading

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Links: Next Food Network Star, Tani Cantil-Sakauye, APA Health Concerns, Cosplay Fails

SPONSORED LINK: aims to list the best designer clothes and shoes from leading Asian fashion designers! Aarti Sequeira, Bombay Born and Dubai raised food blogger wins the latest season of The Next Food Network Star. Filipino-American Republican Tani Cantil-Sakauye is the … Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Tony T Sessions

On August 29th, there will be a special concert in Anaheim, CA that will give the audience members, in real-time or on webcast, an inside look on what musicians think about when they write a song. Featuring Connie Lim, Sue … Continue reading

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