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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 82: They Call Us The Asian American Film Canon
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Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America. What's up, podcast listeners? We've got another episode of our podcast They Call Us Bruce. (Almost) each week, my good friend, writer/columnist Jeff Yang and I host an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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Take this survey on AAPI food habits. For research!
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Study examines the eating habits of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Our friend Oliver Wang, professor of sociology at California State University Long Beach, is launching a pilot study to explore the eating habits of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and he could use your help. Take this quick online survey: AAPI Food Habits Oliver […]

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Meeting HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ & CRA’s Jimmy O. Yang – One Funny Guy
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Season 6 Trailer (Final Season) for ‘Silicon Valley’ When I saw that actor, standup comedian, and writer Jimmy O. Yang was going to be performing Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco, I wanted to see him perform. While waiting for a standby ticket to see the last show, I had heard a lot of positive […]

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Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” Manipulates Space to Spook Viewers and Make a Statement about Social Class
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By Guest Contributor: Claudia Vaughan Bong Joon Ho’s films can be described as a genre in their own right: they play with the fantastical and the extreme to make assertions about society that leave viewers feeling deeply unsettled. While his worlds are sometimes quite outlandish, his characters and their pains are always very real and […]

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Float:  A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12
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After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar films, the characters are Filipino American.  Writer/producer Rubio talks about his film in this article, […]

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Remembering Asian and Pacific Islander Veterans:  Maggie Gee, WWII WASP Pilot
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Maggie Gee was a pioneering Asian American pilot, physicist, and political activist.  She was one of two Chinese American women in United State’s Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) program during World War II.  One task she had as a pilot was towing a low  flying target for live ammunition shooting practice!  In the video shown […]

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The End of an Era: ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ Not Returning After Season 6
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With great sadness that I read that ‘Fresh Off The Boat‘ is being canceled after its current sixth season: “When Fresh Off the Boat first premiered in 2015, it was the first time I saw a family on-screen that not only looked like mine but shared similar sentiments and memories of trying to balance contrasting cultures and […]

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‘Fresh Off The Boat’ to end after six seasons
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The hour-long series finale is set to air on February 21. It's official: Fresh Off The Boat will end this season. After six seasons, the ABC comedy — the longest-running sitcom about an Asian American family in broadcast television history — is coming to close next year. Fresh Off the Boat Canceled After Six Seasons […]

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To Kurt Suzuki: About That Hat and "Having Some Fun"
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Guest Post by Joseph Shoji Lachman Kurt Suzuki, a yonsei (4th gen. Japanese American) wore one of those disgusting white supremacist hats when visiting the White House. It was horrifying, and symbolic of larger issues of Asian Americans and adjacency to white privilege. The question I always want to pose to these garbage Japanese Americans […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Andrew Yang’s ‘Not the First’ – Medicare for All
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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has just released his first television ad that he is going to air.  It is about healthcare, highlighting the need for affordable healthcare for all. Andrew and his wife, Evelyn, discuss the fact that they have a specials needs / autistic child and how expensive that can be from a […]

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It’s Not Just For Fun: My Reaction to Kurt Suzuki’s MAGA Hat Photo Op
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By Guest Contributor: Joseph Shoji Lachman Kurt Suzuki, who is a yonsei (or, 4th generation Japanese American), wore a “Make America Great Again” hat — a disgusting white supremacist symbol — when visiting the White House last week. It was horrifying, and symbolic of larger issues of Asian American adjacency to white privilege. The question […]

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Finding Asian American Identity in The Difficult Conversations
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By Guest Contributors: Katerina Jeng and Krystie Yen, Co-Founders of Slant’d For so long, racial identity and discussions about race in America have largely been constrained to a black and white dichotomy. With a history rooted in anti-blackness, the black-white framing of racial identity has historically silenced communities of color and pitted non-black communities, including […]

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Adult Sex Toys Australia – Pleasure Me
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Pleasure Me offers wide selection of quality and unique Adult Sex Toys in Australia at best prices online! At Pleasure Me, you can choose from the wide selection of the best Adult Sex toys. The company provides discreet service and very fast delivery times. Shop with confidence now at Pleasure Me. Discover unique and new […]

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Andrew Yang’s San Francisco Rally (Sun 10/27/19) Overview
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Although I’ve interviewed and met Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang several times, I’ve never actually attended a rally of his. The previous time Andrew had a rally in San Francisco, I was out of town, or it was held on a weeknight and getting to San Francisco from San Jose on time would have been […]

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Michelle Kwan Launches ‘AAPIs for Biden’ for President
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Michelle Kwan’s remarks begin at minute 10:50. 8Asians.com’s Exclusive mini-‘interview’ can be viewed here. I had the great pleasure to attend the official kick-off for ‘Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) for Biden’, held in Las Vegas this past Saturday. The last time I had attended a similar event was back in 2016, for an […]

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