Monthly Archives: April 2016

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

Dr. Ken, Season 1, Episode 20: “Dave’s Sex Talk” Original airdate April 8, 2016. Symptoms:  Dave asks Ken a question about sex, prompting a need for “the sex talk,” but Ken wusses out, and the task falls unintentionally to Julie, … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Eddie Huang: Sprite Obey Your Thirst™

While watching a March Madness basketball game, I saw this Sprite commercial with Eddie Huang (for some reason Sprite isn’t making the commercial embeddable): “Eddie Huang knows there’s no substitute for the classic lemon-lime. Keep it fresh at #ObeyYourThirst” YouTube … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Episode Review: “Jessica Place”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 2, Episode 19: “Jessica Place” Original airdate April 5, 2016. Microsynopsis: Jessica gets into a homeowners’ association conflict with Deirdre when, hoping to make her life more like Melrose Place, she installs an above-ground pool … Continue reading

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8Books Review: “Serve the People” by Karen Ishizuka

Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties highlights the stories and voices of activists who spearheaded the Asian American movement of the 1960s. Complicated, multi-pronged, and geographically diverse, the movement marked a profound political and social shift for Asian … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016 – Recap & Review

Back this March – Friday, March 18th to Sunday, March 20th, I had the good fortune of being able to attend the first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con. I’ve always wanted to go to Comic Con in San Diego, but it … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: McDonald’s “Flavor Guy” In this recent McDonald’s commercial, we have two Asian American actors being briefly highlighted as the fast food chain tries to promote it’s latest offering on a wider scale: flavored coffees. The actors in the commercial are Danny Cho … Continue reading

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