8Links: White People Need More Friends, Cary Joji Fukunaga is Your New Internet Boyfriend, and the Rice Bucket Challenge


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The average white American has one Asian friend (and probably more than a few Chinese character tattoos). [The Washington Post]

I’d like to point out that long before Cary Joji Fukunaga won an Emmy for directing “True Detective” and became the crush of everybody who watched the Emmys this week, he was my (fantasy) boyfriend. [Yahoo!]

Folks in India, where 100 million people lack access to clean drinking water, are eschewing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in favor of the Rice Bucket Challenge — simply give a bucket of rice to a person who is hungry. [NPR]

William Hung, yes that one, is a married man. [People]

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Writer, busybody, lady. Jasmine Davila is a contributor to GapersBlock.com and DISGRASIAN.com.
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