Monthly Archives: February 2015

President Obama’s 2015 Lunar New Year Message: Year of the Sheep

The White House released a video message from President Obama welcoming in the Lunar New Year. Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to everyone celebrating the Lunar New Year here in America and all around the world. I’ll always … Continue reading

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MoodThingy: Bored -> Disgusted

We should have done this sooner, but I’ve changed the “Bored” option to “Disgusted.” It is the mood that has been most often requested, but wasn’t quite captured by any of the other options. (This post is basically being made … Continue reading

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8Books: Free Kid’s E-book for Chinese New Year, ‘The Emperor Who Built the Great Wall’

If you’re an Asian American parent like me, you probably struggle to find books for your kids that have the right blend of age appropriateness and entertainment while still offering a glimpse into the history and culture of your ancestry. … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Randall Park’s K-Y Intense Ads

Ever since Randall Park talked about being in K-Y ads on Jimmy Kimmel Live, I’ve had people asking about these ads. There were several different cuts of a similar ad, but I’ve got two of them embedded here. Yes, instead … Continue reading

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Which Companies Are Celebrating Lunar New Year?

By Emma Tao Tomorrow is Lunar New Year… are you ready? New Year’s is a very big deal to many Asian cultures, think of it as Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas combined. People usually celebrate by gathering among family members they haven’t … Continue reading

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Randall Park of ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ & ‘The Interview’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

I was surprised to learn that Randall Park has never been on any late night talk show thing before, since Park has been acting for quite a while.  I guess with the whole The Interview film being pulled then being made … Continue reading

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Watch ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ online (Episode 5: “Persistent Romeo”)

It has only been three weeks, but Fresh Off the Boat is up to Episode 5, and yes, you can catch up online in a number of ways. (Watch Episodes 1 and 2, Episodes 3 and 4, and if you … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Episode Review: “Persistent Romeo”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 1, Episode 5: “Persistent Romeo” Original airdate February 17, 2015. *Watch Online* Microsynopsis: Eddie invites the guys for a sleepover, promising a dirty movie he doesn’t have. Jessica conducts sexual harrassment training at the restaurant. … Continue reading

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A comment to Lela Lee of Angry Little Asian Girl, by Min Jung Kim

EDITORS NOTE FROM JOZ: For background, over the weekend, Lela Lee of Angry Little Asian Girl posted this: Why the “Angry Asian Man” is pissing me off. Today, Phil Yu of Angry Asian Man responded: I AM BEING THREATENED WITH … Continue reading

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Can Asians Fly?

With the recent ATR-72 TransAsia Airways plane crash in Taiwan and the Asian airplane tragedies in the last couple of years, I thought it was important for me to weigh in on the question of whether Asians pilots can fly airplanes. … Continue reading

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Steven Yeun & Conan visit a Korean spa in Koreatown

I first saw this Conan O’Brien video posted by a friend on Facebook and immediately re-shared it, and saw a few other friends quickly re-share it. Conan and actor Steve Yeun for some reason decide to go to a Korean … Continue reading

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What not to do on Valentines Day; Advice from the Fung Bros.

From David Fung of the Fung Bros (from last year): A video to help all the SINGLE ASIAN PEOPLE in America handle a lonely Valentines Day. This is a break from the normal Asian American identity content we make but … Continue reading

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