Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Working APA Actor: Maya Erskine

The Working APA Actor is a bi-monthly interview of Asian Pacific Islander American actors in the entertainment world, whether it be theater, film, television, or commercials. It is an inside look at these actors exploring their passion in their craft … Continue reading

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Pocky Chopsticks

I had to fight the urge to describe these strawberry and

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LPGA Winner In-Kyung Kim Donated Entire Winnings to Charity

Periodically, my husband jokes that he’d like me to trade in my clergy collar for golf clubs just to see how I’d do since apparently being a Korean woman would give me some kind of advantage. That would be interesting … Continue reading

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Din Tai Fung Seattle (Bellevue) is Open!

As I had blogged over the summer, a Din Tai Fung in the Seattle area was going to be opened. Well, the restaurant branch opened officially this past Saturday at 5:30 PM, with the line to quickly get in lasting … Continue reading

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No Evil Professor Here: SNL’s Take on U.S. Debt Owned by China

As you have heard in the news, President Obama recently returned from a 10-day trip to Asia, including stops in India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan. Obama attended the G20 economic summit while he was in South Korea, and Saturday … Continue reading

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Nicole Scherzinger Plays With Her Beaver on ‘How I Met Your Mother’

On this week’s episode of How I Met Your Mother, Nicole Scherzinger “loosened up her buttons” as Jessica Glitter, Robin’s (Cobie Smulders) ex-BFF from her days as Robin Sparkles, her Canadian pop star alter-ego of the ’80s. Drenched in hyper-overstyled, … Continue reading

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Gawker: Facebook CEO “Publicly Obsessed with ‘Asian Girls'”

You sure didn’t read this in The Social Network: A Gawker post reveals that for Facebook’s predecessor, FaceMash, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg “listed ‘Asian girls’ amid other interests like programming, playing guitar, quoting Top Gun and ‘defeating nemeses.’ It’s unlikely … Continue reading

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State Senator Leland Yee Running for Mayor of San Francisco

Last week, there was a lot of election news that I tried to wrap-up, including Jean Quan winning the Oakland mayoral race, California race. One race which I didn’t get a chance to follow-up on was that of California State … Continue reading

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Chinese Supercomputer Takes Lead

The new Tianhe-1A machine in Tianjin, China is expected to come in first in a new ranking to be released at a super computer conference this week in New Orleans. The ranking would confirm preliminary estimates that the machine scored … Continue reading

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Kal Penn, Back in the White House

Earlier this summer, Kal Penn (known by his full real name, Kalpen Modi) left The White House to film another sequel to Harold & Kumar. Well, Penn is back, returning to the Office of Public Engagement as an Associate Director and as … Continue reading

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