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Links: Language, Super Sad True Love Story, Olivia Munn

Do language speakers end up attending to, understanding, and remembering their experiences differently, simply because they speak different languages? (WSJ) Super Sad True Love Story: “Within a few pages, Lenny has fallen hard for Eunice Park, an 80-pound Korean American … Continue reading

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Links: Polyandry, Filipino Films in NYC, Major General Fugh

The Polyandry Tradition — where a woman marries two brothers — are ending in India. Filipino Films are showcased in the 33rd Asian American Film Festival IN NYC. RIP: Major General John Fugh – Military Asian American Advocate. RIP: Peter … Continue reading

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Links: Cute Acne, Life as a Professional Gamer, Chinese American Woman Conductors

In Japan, Acne is considered cute. A video series of Life as a Professional Gamer in Seoul, Korea A Chinese American Female Conductor will work the podium at Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Taiwanese interpret 4chan’s latest efforts to send Justin … Continue reading

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Links: Smithsonial APA Folklife Festival, Chinese Spy Convicted, D2 Fashion Community and more

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival features APAs in Washington DC. A Chinese-US Born geologist has been convicted for stealing and selling Chinese Secrets. D2 is a fashion community that was created to unify Korean-Americans and give them a place to network … Continue reading

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Links: Indian Boys Slay Criminals, Fudgecicles, Asian Millionaires

Two Indian brothers, ages 5 and 7,  discovered and hacked to death a criminal discovered in their orchard. Summertime Fudgecicles and Recipe with the Zoku Quick Pop Maker (Because the Japanese make such nifty kitchen appliances) Asian Pacific Wealth outpacing … Continue reading

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Links: Passport Rejection, Vincent Chin, Indian-Americans

28th Anniversary of the slaying of Vincent Chin and Special DVD Release of the 2009 film VINCENT WHO?. Passport Rejection letter FAIL – Asian Man’s photo is “Too Yellow”. [Buzzfeed] Foreigners are taking on supporting roles in Asia’s Entertainment industry. … Continue reading

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Bobby Flay Can Totally Bite It

Those who talk to me on a regular basis know that I’ve spent far too much time sequestered at home satisfying my obsessive interest in culinary adventures by watching a crapload of Food TV. And then you’ll hear me talk … Continue reading

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I just really wanted to share this project that I worked on with my very good friend Dino Ignacio. When it comes to independent films on Asian American identity, all I can say is that I’m very proud of this … Continue reading

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APAture 2008 – 10th Anniversary Of Awesomeness!

For those fine folks interested in the arts and you’re around in San Francisco this next week, it’s the 10th Anniversary of Kearny Street Workshop’s APAture: a whole slew of fabulous events which will showcase great artists, performances, film, and … Continue reading

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LapPOP! APA Bloggers IRL. OMG.

Something like 10 years ago my adventure in blogging started. I blame Ernie mostly and other regular writers in the APA linkrings (remember those?) who, at the time, encouraged my willingness to rant about things stupid, have occasional anthropomorphic conversations … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Mummy – Legend of the Dragon Emperor

So Hubbycakes and I got back from a spontaneous outing to the Lee Neighborhood Theater in the outer Richmond this evening for some brain fluff movie fun times. “What should we go see?” “I dunno, Mongol?” “Eh, too much subtitling … Continue reading

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So You Think Asians Can Dance

I admit it. I’ve been obsessively watching this season’s So You Think You Can Dance and while I have some favorites and the show has progressed from Auditions to the final ten, I’ve been really excited to see two very … Continue reading

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