Monthly Archives: December 2015

“Into The Badlands” Episode Review “Hand of Five Poisons”

Cung Le in Into The Badlands. Into The Badlands Season 1, Episode 6: “Hand of Five Poisons” Original airdate December 20, 2015. Synopsis Sunny tries to buy passage for himself, Veil, and M.K. by bringing a false head to the … Continue reading

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Chatting with Michelle Kwan, Surrogate Outreach Coordinator for Hillary for President If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know I’ve been a big fan of former figure skater and Olympian Michelle Kwan. These days, Michelle is a Surrogate Outreach Coordinator for the Hillary [Clinton] for President campaign. … Continue reading

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“Fight Mom”: The Story of UFC’s Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson

A couple years ago, a friend showed me a Ronda Rousey fight promotion video for Strikeforce and introduced me to Gina Carano‘s movie Haywire. It made me wonder if there were any Asian American women in mixed martial arts, so … Continue reading

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Din Tai Fung expands dumpling footprint to downtown Seattle

Din Tai Fung recently announced that they will be opening their 3rd restaurant in the Greater Seattle area: “The restaurant’s legendary lines remain robust at its Lincoln Square and University Village locations, and owner David Yang Wasielewski announced plans to open his largest … Continue reading

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“Into The Badlands” Episode Review “Snake Creeps Down”

Baron Quinn’s Second Wife Jade. Into The Badlands Season 1, Episode 5: “Snake Creeps Down” Original airdate December 13, 2015. Synopsis Quinn’s son Ryder tries to find out more about the mysterious city beyond the Badlands that M.K. is from … Continue reading

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‘Dr. Ken’ Episode Review: “The Master Scheduler”

Dr. Ken, Season 1, Episode 10: “The Master Scheduler” Original airdate December 11, 2015. Symptoms: Ken and Allison are excited about their upcoming vacation to Hawaii, but Ken has failed to request vacation time from Welltopia. In an effort to … Continue reading

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“Born Free and Equal”: Ansel Adams’ Book and Manzanar Photo Series

As a public official openly endorsed interning Syrian refugees just like Japanese Americans and a musical about the internment has opened on Broadway, the Washington Post has recently put up a montage of photos from famed landscape photographer Ansel Adams.  … Continue reading

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8Questions with Stephen Fung of “Into The Badlands”

Stephen Fung at Comicon for Into The Badlands. Born in Hong Kong and graduate of the University of Michigan, Stephen Fung is a successful actor, director, and producer. He’s worked with Jackie Chan, Yuen Wo-ping (Matrix/Kill Bill), and Stephen Chow … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Episode Review: “The Real Santa”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 2, Episode 10: “The Real Santa” Original airdate December 8, 2015. Microsynopsis: In order to provide Evan with a better role model, Jessica embellishes Santa Claus’s persona, giving him multiple graduate degrees and a Chinese … Continue reading

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Touring Iceland with Photographer Pei Ketron | American Express I caught this American Express commercial featuring San Francisco-based photographer Pei Ketron: “From epic waterfalls to the local eats of Reykjavik, photographer Pei Ketron (@PKetron) needed the right gear to make sure she could get every shot. See how … Continue reading

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“Into The Badlands” Episode Review: “Two Tigers Subdue Dragons”

Baron Jacobee battles Baron Quinn. Into The Badlands, Season 1, Episode 4: “Two Tigers Subdue Dragons” Original airdate December 6, 2015. Synopsis The Widow gathers her troops while the Baron tries to cure the tumor in his brain with Veil’s … Continue reading

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‘Dr. Ken’ Episode Review: “Ken Cries Foul”

Dr. Ken, Season 1, Episode 9: “Ken Cries Foul” Original airdate December 4, 2015. Symptoms: Dave asks his parents if he can quit the basketball team, since he finds the sport boring, and because he’s no good at it. Ken, … Continue reading

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