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Marion Barry and His Issue Against “Dirty Asian Shops”

After celebrating his win today in the Democratic primary for the Ward 8 on the D.C. Council, Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry made this particular comment at his victory party: “We got to do something about these Asians … Continue reading

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An Asian American’s Thoughts On The Killing Of Trayvon Martin

As most of you may have heard by now, the media has been blowing up the past several weeks over the death of Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old African American kid who was shot and killed on February 26th … Continue reading

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Warner Bros. To Adapt Japanese Anime “Bleach”

After a set back with Akira being shelved for the time being, Warner Bros is keen on adapting another manga for the big-screen. The manga in target sight is Bleach, a popular Japanese series written by Tite Kubo where “a … Continue reading

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‘2 Broke Girls’ Creator Defends Ethnic Stereotypes… With More Stereotypes

On January 10th, at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, things got a bit hairy and awkward at the Q&A panel for CBS’ new comedy “2 Broke Girls” when critics asked the show creator, Michael Patrick King, of … Continue reading

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“Taliban Toyota” Wins Car Dealership Slander Lawsuit

The perpetual foreigner syndrome is something we as Asian Americans are unfortunately all too familiar with and something we have to brush off as cases of stupidity and ignorance. Sometimes, it can seriously get in the way, especially if you’re … Continue reading

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Glee “Asian F” Episode: Truth or Stereotype?

http://youtu.be/oaPSNXdyqBE Warning: some major spoilers ahead so if you haven’t watched this Glee episode yet, don’t read this. I’ve used to be a huge fan of Glee but as of recently, I’ve been tuning it off. But when news came … Continue reading

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The Red Dawn Remake To Be Released in 2012

After nearly two years of stalling, the Red Dawn remake has finally found a distributor willing to take on this film, after MGM emerged from bankruptcy in 2009 and deciding not to release it.  FilmDistrict, an independent studio, is finalizing … Continue reading

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White Girls Making Fun of Asians (Again)

Over 5 months ago, I wrote a very “flattering” open letter to Alexandra Wallace because I sincerely believed that she was truly ranting and had to get some things off her chest. While it was ignorant and in poor taste, … Continue reading

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Red Dawn Remake Changes Villain to North Korea

The last time I checked the Red Dawn remake, their release date was put on hold indefinitely and that news alone was enough to keep me happy. But yesterday, I stumbled upon this article from Racebending that not only is … Continue reading

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A Call to Action on Peter King’s Hearing on Radical Islam

On March 10th, 2011, Representative (Republican – NY) Peter King and the Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on domestic radicalization, which took place in Washington, D.C. However in this hearing, Peter King targeted only Muslim Americans as he accused … Continue reading

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The Working APA Actor: Jennifer Jajeh

The Working APA Actor is a bi-monthly interview of Asian Pacific Islander American actors in the entertainment world, whether it be theater, film, television, or commercials. It is an inside look at these actors exploring their passion in their craft … Continue reading

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