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Rest In Peace. For My Korean Irish Bạn.
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Obituary: Joel “Jody” “JoeD” Michael Riley, age 48, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born on March 26, 1972 to James and Yong Nan Riley in Plymouth, Wisconsin. Jody married Barb Carrick on 04/23/2001. From a young age, Jody loved all things cars. After high school, he attended culinary school and worked […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch:  The Perfect Meg
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These days, seeing Asian Americans on commercials is not that unusual, but two things struck me about this commercial  from Dave and Busters.  First, the goofy fun from actress Donna Park really made me laugh.  Second, it’s interesting how a commercial that was so clearly made before the COVID-19 pandemic can be adapted for use.  […]

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They Call Us Bruce 109: They Call Us Sujata Day
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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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All The Asians On Star Trek – Episode 05: Michelle Krusiec
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The Podcast In Which We Interview All The Asians On Star Trek. All The Asians On Star Trek is the podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. In Episode 5, I talk to actress Michelle Krusiec. She guest starred on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in the sixth season episode "Time's […]

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Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal bill on South Asian Heart Disease Advances to Full House Vote
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US Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal’s bill H.R. 3131 on South Asian Heart Health has advanced to the point where it can be voted on by the full house.  The bipartisan bill, co-introduced with Republican Joe Wilson in 2019, would fund grants for research and awareness.  South Asian Heart disease is common – South Asians make […]

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All The Asians On Star Trek – Episode 06: Diana Lee Inosanto
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The Podcast In Which We Interview All The Asians On Star Trek. All The Asians On Star Trek is the podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. In Episode 6, I talk to actress, filmmaker and martial artist Diana Lee Inosanto, who worked as a stunt double on several episodes of […]

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They Call Us Bruce 110: They Call Us The Paper Tigers
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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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Medium: The Potential Power of Asian-American Voters in the 2020 Election
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Image source: The potential power of Asian-American voters in the 2020 election When I saw this Medium article posted titled “The potential power of Asian-American voters in the 2020 election,” I was reminded of and learned some interesting and frustrating facts about Asian American involvement and engagement in politics, which has motivated me ever since […]

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“A Sugar and Spice Holiday”, An Asian American Christmas Movie, Premieres December 2020
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Lifetime channel is premiering “A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” which is the channel’s first movie featuring Asian American leads, in December 2020.  Tzi Ma (Mulan, The Farewell), Jacky Lai (V-Wars), and Tony Giroux (Motherland:  Fort Salem) headline this feature.   In this story, a young architect (Jacky Lai) goes back home to Maine where her parents […]

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Naomi Osaka Won in Two Amazing Ways
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Naomi Osaka Won in Two Amazing Ways: Athleticism and ActivismAs you’ve likely seen by now, Osaka packed seven masks for the US Open fortnight, one for each match she’d play if she made it to the final. She made the final. She won her second Open […]

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