Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Hunger Games Finally Casts An Asian!

It looks like the Gods of The Hunger Games have answered my blog prayers: according to The Hunger Games Facebook page, they have cast martial artist/actor Chris Mark as a “Tribute Boy” in the highly anticipated film adaptation. Seeing as … Continue reading

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7 Awesome Collegiate Asian American Acapella Groups

This piece was originally written for AsiansOnYouTube and has been reposted here with permission. By AsiansOnYouTube What do you get when you have Asians who love to sing a capella with Asians that are well represented at US institutions of … Continue reading

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Fast Five Review: Fast But Not That Furious

This week, the fifth installment of the automobile frenzy franchise Fast and the Furious opens in theaters. Supposedly, it is so cool that they dropped the “furious” and simply called it Fast Five. The movie brings us back to the original … Continue reading

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A Crash Course on the Peoples of Zhong Guo* In Response To Craigslist Ad

Angry Asian Man reported on this Craigslist personal ad (which has since been removed): puzzled disabled lady (Alhambra, CA) Date: 2011-04-17, 5:35PM PDT Doing business and have a new relative that is Chinese. I’ve lived in Alhambra since 1993, and I … Continue reading

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Links: Japanese Radiation Project, Chinese American Weddings, Celebrity Plastic Surgeons, Puppies! collecting funds to generate an aggregate feed of nuclear radiation data from governmental, non-governmental and citizen-scientist sources. (Kickstarter) Tips on attending a Chinese American Wedding (Cupertino Patch) In Stitches, a Memoir by Dr. Anthony Youn – Celebrity Plastic Surgeon (American … Continue reading

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The Daily Show’s Olivia Munn Investigates Tiger Mom

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Tiger Mothering Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook Whether you love or hate author and Yale law professor Amy … Continue reading

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APA Spotlight: Gloria Chan, Esq. President and CEO, Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

APA Spotlight is a weekly 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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8Questions with MYX TV’s Olivia Speranza

On this very special episode blog post of 8Questions, we were honored to have the opportunity to do an 8Questions segment with Olivia Speranza — a VJ and Host for MYX TV, the premier music entertainment and lifestyle channel dedicated … Continue reading

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Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival Kicks Off April 28th!

The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival sweeps through Toronto once again from now till May 8th to showcase the best in international documentary filmmaking. It is the largest documentary festival, conference and market for documentary filmmakers in North America. … Continue reading

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The New Face of China: The Rise of Plastic Surgery

China is fast becoming a country of great transformation—and that includes its faces. With more than two million operations per year in 2009, China has jumped to take the third spot in the list of countries with the most plastic … Continue reading

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