Monthly Archives: November 2011

Parvesh Cheena is the Voice of Blades on Transformers: Rescue Bots

The Hub TV Network has an upcoming new animated Transformers series, created specifically for younger viewers called, “Transformers Rescue Bots.” The series will officially premiere in early 2012, but I’m thrilled to find out that Parvesh Cheena (of Outsourced fame) … Continue reading

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Zoku Single Pop Maker

In the world of trendy food, there were cupcakes. And then there were cake pops. And now you can make your own decorated frozen pops at home with this Zoku Single Pop Maker ($24.95). Their blog gives you all the … Continue reading

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The 8Asians Open Thread: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It’s a holiday here so the editors are going to take a well deserved break for the day, but that shouldn’t stop you from talking about… oh, whatever the hell you feel like. What’s on your mind? … Continue reading

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Follow-up: JB Librojo Granted a One-Year Stay of Deportation

From “Last week, JB Librojo was told he must report to the San Francisco airport where he would be met by ICE agents who might deport him back to the Philippines, a country he hadn’t seen in over 15 … Continue reading

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Chinese-English Baby Blocks

A is for apple. B is for ball. C is for…you get the idea. Growing up, learning English letters with blocks was simple. But what happens if you’re raising a baby in a bilingual household? Luckily, these Chinese English blocks … Continue reading

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Are there Japanese American Concentration Camp Deniers?

I spend a lot of time on the Internet trying to find crazy people. I get a sick thrill reading their ramblings and trying to understand where they are coming from. I feel it’s my duty as a writer on … Continue reading

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Victor Kings Sneakers

What’s an all-star b-boy to do after graduating from UC Irvine in Economics, winning Season 3 of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, dancing for such groups as LMFAO and releasing his own album? Why, create some swag sneakers of course. … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Singer’s “Occupy” Song At Obama Summit

With the refrain, “We’ll occupy the streets, we’ll occupy the courts, we’ll occupy the offices of you, till you do the bidding of the many, not the few,” Hawaiian singer Makana’s song, “We Are The Many,” “turned a top-security dinner of … Continue reading

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Awkward Stock Photos of White People Teach Us About Thanksgiving

Hey kids – so American Thanksgiving is this week, and you know what that means: a four day work holiday that’s all shopping malls and department stores now officially consider the foreplay to Christmas. While I’m only slightly cynical of … Continue reading

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Taiwan Working To Legalize Prostitution

In early November, Taiwan revised the Social Order Maintenance Act in which prostitution is legal in designated red-light districts. However, no local governments have been willing to create these zones. This is a highly controversial matter and there are split … Continue reading

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GR Angry Robot Baseball Hat

Looking to expand your hat collection? What’s better than adding a new GR Angry Robot Baseball Hat ($22) to it? Its simple, snazzy and comfortable design will be fit for everyone and you’ll be the fresh kid on the block. … Continue reading

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Why did UFC Use the Communist Vietnamese Flag for Cung Le?

A recent title card at UFC 139 showed UFC fighter Cung Le with the Communist Vietnamese Flag, even though Cung Le was born in South Vietnam three days before the fall of Saigon and represents San Jose, California. Either someone … Continue reading

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