Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gary Locke Endorses Congressman Mike Honda’s Bid for Re-Election

I had the great opportunity and fortune to meet a truly historic Asian American recently – former Ambassador to China, Secretary of Commerce and Governor of Washington state Gary Locke. I had attended a fundraiser in Silicon Valley for Congressman … Continue reading

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Former Boxing Champion Ana Julaton Takes Up MMA

Former IBA and WBO Superbantamweight Boxing Champion Ana Julaton has started fighting MMA professionally this year.  Not only is she a boxer, but she has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and kenpo Karate.  She follows well known boxer … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin Pranks Fans at Madame Tussauds SF by Pretending to Be His Own Wax Figure We already know that Jeremy Lin has a good sense of humor (see Jeremy Lin reads mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jeremy Lin dunking on his Mom, and wishing her “happy birthday”). We also know Madame Tussauds SF … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Space Pirate Captain Harlock This one is a movie remake of an old Anime series. The story is pretty interesting, set in a time when humanity has colonized most of the galaxy, but with resources drained, the species is in decline. Many look … Continue reading

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“Karate Clerk” Mayura Dissanayake Wins Recent MMA Match by Knockout in 18 Seconds

“Karate Clerk” Mayura Dissanayake recently showed his skills in the MMA ring by knocking out Jaime Garcia in 18 seconds.    A video of the match is below.  When I watched it, I felt sorry for Garcia.  This was an amateur … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Monkey Plate”

Season 3, Episode 10 (originally aired August 19): “Monkey Plate” Microsynopsis: Steve and Susan secretly invite Jenny (Margaret Cho), the daughter of Ok Cha’s estranged sister, to a surprise birthday party for Ok Cha in the hopes of reuniting the … Continue reading

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Traveling Taiwan: Alishan House (Part 20B of 24)

I know some travelers don’t really care what their accommodations are since they feel like they’re going to be exploring the area, not staying in their hotel room, and I’m happy to do that when I’m on a budget, but … Continue reading

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Video: Asian Woman Has White Fetish

Actor and writer Joy Regullano takes the “Asian fetish” dialogue that usually is directed at Asian/Asian American females and turns directs it at a white man for “White Fetish.” It’s nice to see someone do a funny take on “yellow … Continue reading

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Asian American Female MMA Battles: Waterson vs. Tamada So my favorite ring-girl-turned-cage-fighter Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson is up to battle Yasuko Tamada from Japan in all women’s pro-MMA promotion Invicta FC 8 tonight, Saturday Sept 6 at Kansas City. Waterson is 5′ 3″ with a pro … Continue reading

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Awesome Photoshop Trend: Hello Kitty-fying Superheroes

We already know that Hello Kitty is not a cat, that Hello Kitty is also for men, that you can get pretty much anything you want emblazoned with Hello Kitty on it, and that if you need to get away … Continue reading

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JACL Seeking Help in Locating Nisei from California Injured in 1965 Alabama Voting Rights Demonstrations

The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is asking for assistance in locating a Nisei who lived in Monrovia, California, in 1965, who was injured in violent demonstrations in Montgomery, Alabama. JACL will participate in the 50th anniversary commemoration of the … Continue reading

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