Monthly Archives: October 2017

New Animated TV Series Tells Terrifying Tales from Filipino Folklore

Inspired by frightening favorites like The Twilight Zone, the first animated series about Filipino horror folklore, Umbra will feature creatures and monsters from traditional Filipino folklore retold in the modern-day Philippines. The series includes stories about a flesh-eating, shape-shifting monster; … Continue reading

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8Books Review: “My First Book of Vietnamese Words”

My First Book of Vietnamese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Vietnamese Language and Culture, the latest addition to Tuttle’s My First Book of [fill in blank] Words series came out recently. It is written by Tran Thi Minh Phuoc, and … Continue reading

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‘Fresh off the Boat’ Non-Spoiler Episode Preview: “B as in Best Friends”

Fresh Off the Boat, Season 4, Episode 1: “B as in Best Friends” Season 4 premiere airs tonight, October 3, 2017 on ABC. Synopsis:  (deep breath) The Huangs have moved out of the new home they decided they don’t like.  … Continue reading

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Asian American Frozen Foods: Trader Joe’s Korean Style Beef Short Ribs

I’m a big fan of Korean BBQ, so when I saw this Korean Style Beef Short Ribs (20 OZ) at Trader Joe’s for $9.99, I knew I had to try them out: “Here’s a quick dinner idea we think will really … Continue reading

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