Monthly Archives: October 2023

Asian Americans in Pop Music History: Norma Tanega

Most people have probably only encountered the work of Norma Tanega through her song “You’re Dead” which is used as the theme song for both the movie of “What we Do in the Shadows” and the ongoing TV series of … Continue reading

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Asian American Medical Hazard: PFAS “Forever Chemical” Levels

A recent paper concludes that Asian Americans have higher levels of PFAS relative to other groups in the US population.  PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are known as “forever chemicals” because they break down very slowly in the … Continue reading

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Asian American Books that have been Banned in the Past Few Years

Asian America for Advancing Justice (AAJC) has published a list of Asian American books that have been banned over the past few years. Some are children books that I found hard to find any real problem, such as Grace Lin‘s … Continue reading

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Mill Valley Film Festival: ‘Invisible Nation’ [Taiwan] – Intro, Q&A & Review

I’m not sure how I became aware of the independent documentary Invisible Nation, screening at the Mill Valley Film Festival, but I am glad I did. I was able to make the second, Saturday morning screening a few weekends ago … Continue reading

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