Monthly Archives: July 2014

CAAM: Now Accepting Submissions for CAAMFest 2015

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is now accepting submissions for CAAMFest 2015, March 12-22, 2015. CAAMFest is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian and Asian American films, presenting approximately 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Aaron Takahashi in Kmart’s “Yo Mama”

Actor, writer Aaron Takahashi is at the tail end of this Kmart commercial. It’s crazy to think that we’re in the middle of summer, and we’re already talking about back-to-school. Usually, when I think of “layaway,” I think of the … Continue reading

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“Kuma,” A Short Story, Part 3 of 3

Please Note: This story is fictional and was originally intended for a children’s book.  Previously… “Kuma” (Part 1) and “Kuma” (Part 2) Kuma (Pt. 3) Eddy’s life changed right away.  He stopped going to school and his family wasn’t allowed to leave … Continue reading

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Emily Chang to Join ‘Vampire Diaries’ for Season 6

From The Hollywood Reporter: The Vampire Diaries is adding a new character who may not be who she seems. On the heels of Eureka star Colin Ferguson joining the sixth season, The CW drama will be introducing the recurring character … Continue reading

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NPR: Stanford’s Asian-American Leadership Programs Tackle The ‘Bamboo Ceiling’

Video: courtesy of Stanford Graduate School of Business At 8Asians, we’ve blogged about Where Are the Asian CEOs?, Americans Expect Business Leaders to Be White, as well as Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) and their Advanced Leadership Program … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Sexual Healing”

Season 3, Episode 4 (originally aired July 8): “Sexual Healing” Microsynopsis: Kunal Nayyar as Sanjay, also known as Neil from a Season 2 episode, returns to the bar to make amends as a recovering sex addict. Melanie is quick to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin Excited to Join Lakers

Confirming the news that the Rockets traded Jeremy Lin to the Lakers on Friday, Jeremy posted a photo of himself in a Lakers hat and doing the LA hand sign. Via JLin7 on Instagram: Thank you to Houston fans, media, … Continue reading

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Traveling Taiwan: Dansui/Tamsui (Part 17 of 24)

Hopping on the Taipei MRT local subway, you can easily take one of the main lines to the very northern stop at a small town called Dansui, also spelled “Tamsui”. This small town was once a major port of commerce … Continue reading

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Linsanity Moves to LA: Rockets Trade Jeremy Lin to Lakers

It’s the news that’s lighting up the internet… Jeremy Lin was traded by the Houston Rockets to the Los Angeles Lakers. JLin himself hasn’t made a public comment yet, but keep I keep reloading his Twitter feed (@JLin7) to see … Continue reading

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Invicta FC8: Waterson vs. Tamada set for Sept. 6

If you didn’t already know, the announcement that UFC Fight Pass is now distributing top female MMA promotion Invicta FC content was already big news, but the bigger news is they finally announced date and fight card for Invicta FC8: … Continue reading

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“Kuma,” A Short Story, Part 2 of 3

Please Note: This story is fictional and was originally intended for a children’s book.  Previously… “Kuma” (Part 1) Kuma (Pt. 2) Eddy was a Nisei, which means second generation Japanese.  In other words, his parents were born in Japan, but he was … Continue reading

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In My Inbox: Asian American Ad Watch: Banana Republic

In general, I don’t like to shop for clothes. When I do shop for clothes, I do like to check out Banana Republic (though lately, I’ve been checking out Uniqlo) and do subscribe to their email list. Usually, unless there … Continue reading

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