Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Owenbrau”

Season 3, Episode 9 (originally aired August 12): “Owenbrau” Microsynopsis: Owen brews his own beer, and to the astonishment of everyone in Sullivan & Son, it tastes really good. Dubbing his brew Owenbrau, he goes into business with Roy and … Continue reading

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Giveaway: GODIVA Limited Edition 2014 Chocolate Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncakes

UPDATE 9/10/2014: Congrats to Douglas C, winner of the GODIVA Limited Edition 2014 Chocolate Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncakes. In 2014, the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 8. That means it’s mooncake time! Now if you’re like me, and you basically hated … Continue reading

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Film Review: ‘Don’t Know Yet’ (2013)

Don’t Know Yet (2013) Starring: James Kyson, Lisa Goldstein Kirsch. Written and directed by James Linehan. A guy in a car pulls over where a hitchhiker is standing on the roadside. “Where are you going?” asks the hitchhiker. “Uh, where … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Appleseed XIII

I actually was trying to get my hands on the new Appleseed Alpha movie, which looks amazing, but I accidentally bought this. I thought it wasn’t a big deal, since I really enjoy the Appleseed franchise, so I started to … Continue reading

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Asian American Hairstylist Gives Homeless Haircuts for Free

Despite a career styling the hair of celebrities like Jeff Gordon at high end salon Three Squares Studio, Mark Bustos takes time every Sunday to give free haircuts to the homeless.   He first started doing this in the Philippines as … Continue reading

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Dear Hello Kitty Fans: Why It’s OK She’s Not a Cat

Dear Hello Kitty Fans, I know you’re upset that Sanrio has recently surprised the world by saying that Hello Kitty is not a cat. But really, as a long-time Sanrio fan, I’m not sure why many of you are quite so … Continue reading

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Sullivan & Son Episode Review: “Hank Goes Black”

Season 3, Episode 8 (originally aired August 5): “Hank Goes Black” Microsynopsis: Roy’s mom, who has a thirty-year history of fighting with Hank, is back in town, and as expected, the two shoot insults at each other non-stop in front … Continue reading

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Bay Area Giveaway: Tickets to ‘A Letter to Momo’

EDITORS NOTE: See Mitchell’s 8Asians review of ‘A Letter to Momo’ GKIDS presents A Letter to Momo, opening September 5, 2014 at Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley. It will be presented in … Continue reading

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Traveling Taiwan: Mountain Drive to Alishan (Part 20A of 24)

As I began looking through my notes and pictures on the trip to Alishan, I realized that I couldn’t cover everything in just one post, so I’m going to share it as a sub-series (hence the part 20A–it will go … Continue reading

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