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Randall Park’s UCLA 2023 Commencement Address

This past week, actor, comedian, writer, director, and UCLA Alumnus Randall Park delivered the keynote speech at all three UCLA 2023 college commencements. In this speech, he walks through his career ups and downs and how they shaped himself to … Continue reading

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The Working APA Actor: Jimmy Wong

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, the internet, or commercials. It is an inside look at these actors exploring their passion in … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Alexandra Wallace, Ranting UCLA Girl

Before I get started on this lovely open letter, for those of you who don’t know, Alexandra Wallace is a UCLA student who posted the above YouTube video yesterday about her rant on Asian students making too much noise in … Continue reading

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A Look at “Dilated,” My Latest Short Film

I wanted to share this promotional trailer of a new short film that I produced with FPS Productions titled  “Dilated”.  (FYI: I also make a cameo in the film as  “Dr. Yang.”) Directed by Brian L. Tan, this intense action … Continue reading

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University Admissions: How many Asian-Americans are too many?

How many Asian-Americans are too many?  That’s one of the key questions that I see coming out of the Boston Globe‘s op-ed piece “Do Colleges Redline Asian-Americans?” I’ve talked before about the Princeton study cited in the article, which says … Continue reading

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UCLA Medical Center Funded by Japanese Mobsters

We’ve all heard the joke about UCLA standing for the “University of Caucasians Lost in Asians” but what do you call this news? LOS ANGELES — A Japanese gang boss and another alleged gangster who had liver transplants at UCLA … Continue reading

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