Monthly Archives: February 2016

8Questions: An Interview with Katie Rose Clarke of ‘Allegiance’

I had the opportunity to talk with Katie Rose Clarke before the Allegiance opening night. In the new musical about the experience of a family during the WWII Japanese American internment, Clarke plays Hannah, an Army nurse who falls for … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Episode Review: “Love and Loopholes”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 2, Episode 12: “Love and Loopholes” Original airdate February 9, 2016. Microsynopsis: Honey and Marvin offer to sit Emery and Evan so Louis and Jessica can have a date night without the kids. Marvin and … Continue reading

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Ringing in the Lunar New Year with Books

Growing up, Lunar New Year meant sweet lotus seeds and coconut strips, a big family meal, and my mom visiting my elementary school classroom to teach about the holiday. At some point, I learned the story of the Chinese zodiac animals … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: NBA “Dining Table” – Happy Chinese New Year

As you may know, the NBA is extremely popular in China, even though Yao Ming is no longer playing for the Houston Rockets anymore. And out of all the popular American professional sports, basketball is definitely the most international – … Continue reading

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Zuckerberg Family Wishing Happy Lunar New Year in Chinese The Zuckerberg family wishes everyone Happy Lunary New Year in Chinese. Let’s see if little Max gets to go to a bilingual Chinese-English school and upstage mom and dad with mad Chinese language skills in the future.

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‘Dr. Ken’ Episode Review: “Dave’s Valentine”

Dr. Ken, Season 1, Episode 14: “Dave’s Valentine” Original airdate February 5, 2016. Symptoms:  It’s time for the Sweethearts Dance at Dave’s school, and when Dave says he’s too shy to ask his crush to attend with him, Ken gives … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Episode Review: “Year of the Rat”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 2, Episode 11: “Year of the Rat” Original airdate February 2, 2016. Microsynopsis: The Huangs are excited about flying back to D.C. to join their family in Chinatown for Chinese New Year, but a Louis … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin’s TAG Heuer Connected Watch

Working in Silicon Valley and as part of my job, I’ve checked out and played around with a few smartwatches. Personally, I can’t say that I’m a big fan of them – having to charge an extra device, and most … Continue reading

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When Breath Becomes Air: A Doctor’s Reflection on Meaning and Dying

Dr. Paul Kalanithi was a neurosurgeon who never smoked yet was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and died last year at the age of 37.  Between his diagnosis and eventual death, he and his wife Lucy had a child, … Continue reading

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