Monthly Archives: September 2013

Asian American Family in SUV Chased and Attacked by Motorcycle Gang After a fender bender on the road (in which a biker cut off the SUV and was accidentally hit), 33 year-old Manhattan resident Alexian Lien, his wife Rosalyn Ng, and their baby were chased in their black Range Rover … Continue reading

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Baboon Gets Handsy During Reporter’s Live Shot Puerto Rican-Japanese American reporter Sabrina Rodriguez was doing some hands-on reporting at the zoo, when a baboon decided he needed to get his hands into the action.

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8$: Strength in NUMBERS: Asian American Urban Music Project

UPDATE: This project successfully raised its funding goal on 11/2/2013 8$ is a series which occasionally highlights interesting crowdfunding projects. Every day, the 8Asians team is inundated by many worthy pitches. We are unable to highlight every one that comes … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Samsung Smart TV – ‘Battlestar Marathon’ Samsung is not only the leader of Android smartphones, but of HDTV’s in the United States. From this commercial that I saw recently, it looks like Samsung is really starting to push ther “Smart TV’s” and their recommendation engine. … Continue reading

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Randall Park to Play Kim Jong-Un in Seth Rogen-James Franco Comedy ‘The Interview’

The Interview, an upcoming comedy by actors/directors Seth Rogen and James Franco, is about to start filming and Asian American Commercial Watch favorite Randall Park has been cast to play Kim Jong-Un. According to PolicyMic, the “plot centers around two … Continue reading

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The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi Charts Indian Americans Takeover of the U.S.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi explains how Indian Americans are getting the last laugh in America despite such incidents as racists tweets after the … Continue reading

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Quin Woodward Pu gets Dumped by Text and How She Gets Back at Him

UPDATE: Apparently, Quin Woodward Pu lied in her blog post about forwarding the sexts to the guy’s boss. “Pu tells HuffPost she did not, as initially claimed, actually forward the texts. ‘He is safely and soundly still employed,’ she says. … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Phillip Lim for Target Collection I caught this Target ad the other day while watching a past episode of The Big Bang Theory via Comcast / Video-on-Demand (VOD). What caught my eye was the pairing of an Asian woman and an African American male. … Continue reading

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Secondary Education: 90s Power Ranger Throwback Short Film

A hybrid throwback to the educational after school specials of the 90s and the Japanese Tokusatsu genre, director Jon Truei presents this short film on the YOMYOMF Network. Says Jon: Both the star of the film, Eric Lim and myself … Continue reading

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Racist Tweets After Kenichi Ebina Wins ‘America’s Got Talent, Season 8’ Can it be that the whole season of America’s Got Talent has wrapped since we first saw Kenichi Ebina’s head-dropping audition video? The season has indeed ended and Kenichi defied the odds to come out on top, but it … Continue reading

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Susane Lee’s Comedic Rap: ‘Dream Big’

Inspired by Natalie Portman’s SNL rap video, Susane Lee says: My latest project DREAM BIG is a comedic rap music video that highlights my journey as an Asian-American actress in Hollywood. It pokes fun of the common stereotypes and draws … Continue reading

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