Monthly Archives: February 2012

Folding Wayfarer

After rocking your new Ray Bans all day, the sun sets and sinks under the horizon. Do you: a) Keep the sunglasses on and explain to everyone that you are not in fact hiding a black eye b) Put them … Continue reading

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Third Trial In Harry Lew Hazing/Suicide Case Finds Lance Corporal Carlos Orozco III Not Guilty

After the hazing and suicide of Harry Lew, three Marines were put on trial. The trial of the first Marine ended up in a demotion and 30 days in prison, and the trial of the second Marine ended in a … Continue reading

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Warner Bros. To Adapt Japanese Anime “Bleach”

After a set back with Akira being shelved for the time being, Warner Bros is keen on adapting another manga for the big-screen. The manga in target sight is Bleach, a popular Japanese series written by Tite Kubo where “a … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: AAIFF

Hey, creative people! The final deadline for submitting work to the 35th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) is coming up on March 7. Scheduled to take place from July 25 to August 5, 2012, AAIFF is the oldest festival … Continue reading

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“The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake ($24.00) is a compelling and powerful novel about a Bengali son who struggles with his identity as both an Asian American and a Bangladeshi. The novel takes you through his life from childhood to end, and shares the … Continue reading

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My Travel Bunny Bottle Set

George Clooney once said in a movie: “Bingo, Asians. They pack light, travel efficiently, and they have a thing for slip on shoes. Gotta love ‘em.” (Up in the Air, 2009.) Though this may be a sweeping generalization (We, ourselves, … Continue reading

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The 8Asians Talk About Something Better Than Jeremy Lin Puns

Our internal e-mail lists have us discussing all kinds of stuff: Asian American identity, representation in the media, the experiences of activism in an academia setting and its progression as we transition to the working, adult world. And sometimes, we … Continue reading

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Asian American Whiz Kid About to Graduate from UCLA at Age 14

“People need to know you don’t really need to be a genius. You just have to work hard and you can accomplish anything,” says the fourteen year old college graduate, Moshe Kai Cavalin. Words of inspiration from a little guy? It … Continue reading

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The Daily Show: Lindecision 2012: Time Warner Cable vs. MSG Network

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Lindecision 2012 Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show does another bit on LINSANITY, this time about … Continue reading

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Chrome Citizen Buckle Bag

For the average on-the-go guy or gal, there often comes a sacrifice between durability and looks. Either it’s practical and long-lasting or it’s stylish and needs to replaced every year or so. With this Chrome Citizen Buckle Bag ($140.00) , … Continue reading

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Why George Takei is Simply Awesome

If you’ve been using Facebook for the past year or so, chances are that you may have come across a hilarious meme, quote, or pictures from a certain “George Takei.” You may be asking yourself, “Wait, George Takei as in … Continue reading

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