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Monthly Archives: August 2013
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http://youtu.be/9XSFmG6gpQ0 J.K. Simmons reprises his role as Farmers Insurance spokesman as he goes on to pass along some travel and somewhat helpful insurance-related other tips to a quiet but attentive Asian American woman. I think Progressive Insurances’ commercial was more … Continue reading
I recently got a chance to talk to actor and MMA fighter Cung Le, who is in The Grandmaster, a movie by Wong Kar Wai about Bruce Lee’s teacher Ip Man. We covered a variety of subjects, from movies and … Continue reading
By Joy Yun After seeing Dove’s most recent “Real Beauty” Campaign video, I was inspired to write this. I generally found the piece uplifting and agree with its message. There is truth in what they are saying: when it comes to self image, as women … Continue reading
Asian American Commercial Watch: ‘Bachelorette’ Inspired Clorox Commercial – “Bleach It Away” – Grass
http://youtu.be/vQUKnY0NsUg I was watching the post-finale “Bachelorette” show this past week (out of curiosity – I haven’t followed the series in a gazllion years, honestly!), and saw this Clorox commercial. At first, I wasn’t too sure what this commercial was … Continue reading
From the NY Times: The difficulties in meeting potential spouses have exacerbated an increasing tendency among South Koreans to marry late. As young women have gotten better jobs, analysts say, many are loath to give them up to shepherd children … Continue reading
Waltaar, an avid lover of Mithai (Indian Sweets) finds out that he has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, which constrains him from consuming any more Mithai due to the high sugar content. So as a solution, Waltaar, alongside his … Continue reading
Any discussion about caps on Asian American college enrollment needs to be accompanied by definition what criteria should be used for admissions. University of Miami sociology professor Frank L. Samson found that white Californians that he surveyed strongly supported … Continue reading
Houston Rockets player Jeremy Lin released another video recently, on top of the one he just released a few weeks ago. This time, Lin parodies himself on how supposedly his fame has gone to his head and how he has … Continue reading
UPDATE 9/1/2013: Congrats to the grand prize winner: Becca K of New York and the runner up: Alexis of Georgia! Thanks to all the entrants and don’t forget to take the pledge! I’m old enough to remember a time when … Continue reading
Modern mainstream thought places “progress” in the hands of the west. After all, human rights, Democracy, the Enlightenment, Philosophy, English, and soccer all came from Europe and spread around the world. Ignoring the atrocity of colonialism, the modern world of … Continue reading
From the Southern California Public Radio: “About 55 percent of Asian-American immigration into the United States has been due to family preferences… More young Asian-Americans who grew up in the U.S. without papers have been going public with their status, … Continue reading