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Monthly Archives: November 2010
NAAAP Scholarships for 2011
If you’re a current or rising college junior or senior, apply for the NAAAP college-level scholarship! The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is pleased to offer college level scholarships to outstanding Asian Americans. Four students will receive $3000 in scholarship money for a total of $12,000 donated by the Verizon Foundation. Continue reading
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Super Viet T-Shirt by 3 Stripes Clothing
If you’re Vietnamese, then it’s time to celebrate your culture’s superhero strengths with the Super Viet t-shirt ($17.00) from 3 Stripes Clothing. Need we say more?
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Martin Hsu “The Audacious Rooster” Print Sale
Artist Martin Hsu’s print, The Audacious Rooster ($68.00) is now on sale thanks to Gallery 1988, just in time for the holiday shopping season! Enjoy this limited edition piece that features Martin’s signature style of detailed storytelling with his unique … Continue reading
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Why is Darth Vader Selling Smartphones in Japan?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB7nMNjt5u0 Over the weekend, I was reading about how Japan’s largest cell phone carrier NTT DoCoMo has been pushing Samsung smartphones since they don’t carry Apple’s iPhone. And the person pitching the commercials? Darth Vader: “A NTT DoCoMo spokeswoman said … Continue reading
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Cecilia Chang’s “The Seventh Daughter”
“Wonderful! Food is so often distanced from the study of history and civilizations. The Seventh Daughter ($14.00) truly offers a remarkable blending. It provides not only recipes from a great chef (thank goodness we gained Chinese dishes beyond the too-often … Continue reading
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Can You Tell an Asian and an Asian American Apart?
How can you tell if a person is an Asian American? Is it that person’s walk? Is it the shape of the person’s head? Some people claim to be able to differentiate Asian Americans from Asians, even in Asia. This … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyles, Observations Tagged body language, Chinese Professor video, James Fallows, The Atlantic 17 Comments
DJ Chuang: “We need Asian Americans to be Asian Americans”
Pastor DJ Chuang on Asian American identity: “… American society need[s] more Asian Americans to be Asian American. It is to say that at this state of the union, we have too few. We certainly don’t have too many. We’d … Continue reading
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Asian influences on American Cuisine: Andrew Lam’s “East Eats West”
“You know your cultural heritage is a major success when someone else is selling it back to you.” I have always been interested in how Asian Americans have influenced American culture at large. No where is this influence more apparent … Continue reading
Posted in Food & Drink, Local, San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California Tagged Andrew Lam, East Eats West, Feast of Words, Pho, Rachael Ray, Vietnamese Diaspora 1 Comment
APA Spotlight: Shinae Yoon, Visual Communications & The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
APA Spotlight is a bi-monthly interview of Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community leaders. It is a spotlight on individuals who have dedicated their careers to issues surrounding the APIA community with the goal of bringing much deserved recognition to … Continue reading
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Modern Family Takes on The Stereotypical & Racist Asian Commercial
I’m continually amused and fascinated how Modern Family continues to sometimes reinforce as well as make fun of Asian American stereotypes. In the latest episode, the comedy show takes on racist Asian stereotype commercials. You know what I am talking … Continue reading
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Asian American Commercial Watch: Dad & Daughter in Toyota’s Ideas for Good
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8iFqz1Ogig Recently, Toyota has been running a series of “Ideas for Good” corporate TV commercials (no doubt to rebuild its reputation after all their recalls) talking about how Toyota is sharing its R&D and technology into other industries for the … Continue reading
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Kung Fu Panda Holiday Celebrates Christmas in Asia Anyway
The folks at Dreamworks would like to wish all of you a very happy holiday by showing a Christmas Hannukah Holiday episode of Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special. Of course, let’s casually ignore the fact that this is inferring that … Continue reading
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