Monthly Archives: November 2016

Asian American Commercial Watch / PSA: A message from the Cast of ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

I saw an email and Facebook posting from Asian and Pacific Islander Vote (APIAVote) about a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) video that was announced as ‘A message from the Cast of Fresh Off the Boat’: “We just wanted to … Continue reading

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‘Dr. Ken’ Episode Review: “Ken Learns Korean”

Dr. Ken, Season 2, Episode 6: “Ken Learns Korean” Original airdate November 4, 2016. Indications. Ken needs the assistance of a translator when he examines a Korean-speaking patient.  When he is also teased by D.K. and D.K.’s friends for not … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Seen as Helping Push Asian Americans Into Democratic Arms

Rarely does the topic of Asian Americans and the U.S. presidential elections come up, but this is not a normal election. Specifically, Republican candidate Donald Trump is not your normal candidate.  The Times did a nice article outlining the growing … Continue reading

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

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 3, Episode 4: “Citizen Jessica” Original airdate November 1, 2016. Microsynopsis:  Cattleman’s Ranch is serving as a polling place for the 1996 general election.  Jessica and Louis take opposing sides on a proposition to build … Continue reading

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8Books Review: “The Cambodian Dancer,” by Daryn Reicherter

The Cambodian Dancer: Sophany’s Gift of Hope is a beautiful children’s picture book about a young Cambodian girl forced to leave her country who finds strength in traditional dance steps. The illustrations are well-done and in a style that matches the … Continue reading

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