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Two dead, three injured in shooting at Southern California high school
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The shooter was reportedly a classmate, described as an "Asian male wearing black clothing." Two students are dead and at least three others were injured, two of them in critical condition, after a classmate reportedly opened fire on Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. Santa Clarita, California, high school shooting leaves […]

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Satire: An IYD Yoga Sequence to Embrace a Common Nationalist Heritage
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*This sequence is inspired by the June 20 International Yoga Day (IYD) 2019 video message tweet by Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his[…] The post Satire: An IYD Yoga Sequence to Embrace a Common Nationalist Heritage appeared first on The Aerogram.

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Korean Society and the 2018 Paralympics
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My fellow sociologist (and wife BTW) Miliann Kang is spending this current academic year in Seoul, South Korea working on a research project, funded by both the Korea Foundation and the Fulbright Program, focused on the institutional, political, economic, and person factors that affect how Korean women balance work and family demands. I anticipate that […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Subaru Crosstrek’s Android Auto & Emergency Text
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I saw this commercial as a pre-roll on a web video and thought it was funny. I’m an Android person and definitely want Android Auto support in my next car. Seriously though, who carries toilet paper with them in the car? I guess maybe if you’re going camping?  

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Netflix Sets Tuesday December 17, 2019 For Ronny Chieng Comedy Special
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There’s no trailer for the Netflix special, but I think Ronny Chieng’s appearance on ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’ this past April is a kind of preview. Netflix recently announced a stand-up comedy special with comedian and actor, Rony Chieng: “Netflix announced that Ronny Chieng’s stand-up comedy special, “Asian Comedian Destroys America!,” will premiere […]

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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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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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Viral Ad:  A Star Wars Experience for All
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This ad from Globe Telecom, a telecom provider in the Philippines, cashes in the upcoming hype for Star Wars:  The Rise of Skywalker.  It has an unexpected ending that I hope people do not spoil when sharing it.   We have posted a number of Thai TV commercials in the past, and it’s great to see […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Yamaha Piano Red Envelope Commercial
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When I saw this television commercial recently by Yamaha, I felt like Yamaha is really targeting and reinforcing the Asian stereotype that we all play the piano or violin. LOL! But seriously, it was only after watching the commercial on YouTube and seeing the title of the video as ‘Yamaha Piano Red Envelope Commercial’ did […]

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Ronny Chieng Will Destroy America
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Standup special 'Asian Comedian Destroys America' premieres December 17 on Netflix. Your destruction is imminent, America. And your doom comes at the hands of Ronny Chieng. The Daily Show correspondent and Crazy Rich Asians star — and self-described "standup's most ruthless comedian" — drops his new Netflix special Asian Comedian Destroys America later this month. […]

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