*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.
In the end, we have no choice, The grave is our sanctuary, Moving within us, A reassertion of an exile Pushing beyond itself. I am at school, An almost presence,[…] The post Original Poetry: Usman Ahmad’s ‘The Grave is our Sanctuary’ appeared first on The Aerogram.
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 […]
By Abner Galino A reception for the first Filipino American to ever become a police commander in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is set on Wednesday (October 9) noon (11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.). Commander Donald Graham, the LAPD Homeless Coordinator is the first Filipino American to rise to the rank of Police […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
Studies show that we can actually predict our future – where we will be, what we’ll be doing and our income level. How? By the company we keep. We are the sum of our choices and that includes our friends. Our tribe is our social currency. How well we do in life is largely affected […]
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 […]