Monthly Archives: January 2020

Race, Romance, and Retribution: Courtney Milan and the Romance Writers of America

You might think that the world of romance novel writing (known as Romancelandia) is a genteel place removed from the pressures and conflicts of the everyday world.  The RITA awards, shown are above, are awards given yearly by the Romance … Continue reading

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“Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” Debuts January 22nd on Comedy Central

Actress, comedian, and recent Golden Globes winner Awkwafina will be debuting her new Comedy Central series on January 22nd: “Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” makes its debut Jan. 22. The series, inspired by her real-life upbringing in New York, also stars … Continue reading

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Jonny Kim, ex-Navy SEAL and Harvard doc, is now the first Korean American Astronaut

I had heard of Jonny Kim and his amazing accomplishments, including his training to be an astronaut, but now it’s official: “Graduating from Harvard Medical School and being a part of the Navy SEALs must not have been enough accomplishments … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lin and the “Chink the Armor” ESPN Headline Writer

When Anthony Federico came up with this boneheaded headline about Jeremy Lin having a bad game against the Hornets, he certainly wasn’t expecting the world of hurt that soon would be heading into.  His name was leaked, he was instantly … Continue reading

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Asian American Frozen Foods: CP’s Authentic Asia™’s ‘Shrimp Wontons’

I saw CP’s Authentic Asia™’s ‘Shrimp Wontons’ at Costco and thought I would try them out, since I had recently reviewed some surprisingly good frozen pork soup dumplings. I forget how much I paid for this package, but I think … Continue reading

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2020 Golden Globes: Awkwafina, First Asian American to Win Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy

If you watched the 2020 Golden Globes television and film awards show, you watched Asian American history being made, as Awkwafina became the first woman of Asian descent to win Golden Globe for lead actress in a comedy for her … Continue reading

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Missing Persons Case, Los Angeles area: Richard Im

UPDATE 1/10/2020: The family is still searching and has provided a link to digital assets (flyers, updates, canvassing maps, etc) here: https://bit.ly/2N5Od2v I normally do not post things like this, but I have a personal connection to this case. A … Continue reading

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