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Author Archives: Rob
Raising Your Kid: Problems with the “Raymond Zheng” Approach to Education
Recently John posted about Raymond Zheng, a precocious 14 year old college freshman. Although I know nothing about Raymond beyond the video that John sent out, I’d like to use him as a starting point to explore a topic that … Continue reading
Posted in Education, Observations 6 Comments
What Yao Ming Not Dunking Tells Us About Asian Culture
As a diehard hoops fan, I was extremely excited when Yao Ming first entered the NBA. Not only did it mark the emergence of a new and potentially great basketball talent, it also thrust an Asian male into the media … Continue reading
Posted in Observations, Sports 34 Comments
Asians Can Be Just As Racist Too!
There seems to be a lot of discussion within the Asian American community about acts of racism against Asians, but very little about Asians acting racist themselves. It occurs frequently and seems to me to be a real problem. For … Continue reading
Posted in Discrimination, Lifestyles, Observations 29 Comments
“Why am I the Coolest Asian You Know?”
This weekend I went to Hoboken for their St. Patrick’s Day Parade. St. Patrick’s Day in Hoboken is basically an excuse for everyone to get very drunk and celebrate in public; its telling that when someone asked my Irish Catholic … Continue reading
Posted in Discrimination, Observations 16 Comments
On Stereotypes, Assimilation and a Manhattan Bar called Park
Recently I met some friends at a bar called Park, located in downtown Manhattan. Park is one of these trendy, well decorated bar/lounges that have sprung up all across NYC and cater mostly to a young professional/hipster crowd. Like other … Continue reading
Posted in Discrimination, Lifestyles, New York, Observations 19 Comments
Asians Playing Non-Asian Roles: The National Asian American Theater Company
Recently my friend took me to a performance by the National Asian American Theater Company. The group puts on shows that are “not for or about Asian Americans, but realized with an all Asian American cast”. We went to see … Continue reading
Posted in Entertainment, Observations, The Arts 13 Comments