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Jan 23, 2013 Ξ 2 comments

LA Mystery: The Genesis of the First Vietnamese American Detective Novel

posted by Randall

authorHave you ever read a work of fiction and wondered what the author was thinking? As any writer know, jotting your thoughts on paper is a very personal journey. In his blog in LA Mystery , author Khang Ho discusses the evolution of his character as he writes what he considers to be the first … Read more

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Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Latinos Post: How Will @Jlin7 Respond to Benching? He Likely Won’t

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basketball close upThe Houston Rockets earlier this week benched Jeremy Lin for the second time this season. Blogger Jean-Paul Salamanca of the Latinos Post openly wondered how the young point guard will respond to the benching.

Will it light a fire under Lin? Will his confidence take a hit? Or they’ll be no change at all?  The … Read more

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Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Today: Women in Photo of Manti Te’o’s Fake Girlfriend Speaks for First Time (Video)

posted by Randall

 

Manti Te'oThe woman whose picture was used in the twitter account for Manti Teo’s fake girlfriend says the perpetrator of the hoax has apologized to her.

Diane O’Meara told NBC’s Today show that her pictures were stolen over the last five years from her Facebook page by Ronaiah Tuiasosopo.  Tuiasosopo went to high school with … Read more

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Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Jin Daily: NY Museum of Chinese in American Fashion Forward in 2013

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Red CarpetThe New York Museum of Chinese in American will present two separate exhibitions on Chinese Americans in the fashion industry in 2013, reports the Jin Daily.

The season kicks off with a panel discusssion, MOCAStyle: Female, Fashionable, New York. The event on Thursday will feature designers Mary Ping from Slow and Steady Wins … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

SF Chronicle: Bigotry Leads to Depression & Suicide Among #Asian Americans

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elderlyA new study has found bigotry and discrimination can lead to depression and even suicide among Asian Americans, reports the SF Chronicle.

“Part of the issue for immigrants is how comfortable and how much meaning they find in a new location,” said David Takeuchi, a professor of sociology at the University of Washington.. “That attachment … Read more

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Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Japan Times: Taiko Drum Shop To Open in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Taiko

Los Angeles Taiko

The growing popularity of taiko drumming in the United States is leading to a new trend–steep increases in the sale of taikos in the United States, report the  Japan Times

During the 2011 North American Taiko Conference at Stanford University, one company sold around 30 drums in just three days, with each … Read more

Blogs

Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Washington Examiner: This Date in History–Little Pete Gunned Down in Chinatown Barber Chair

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Little PeteLittle Pete was the King of Chinatown, but on this date in history in 1897, Little Pete would be king no more.

Otherwise known as Fung Jing Toy, he got involved in gangs and rose to the top of the secret society known as the Tong. Legend has it that he’s responsible for killing … Read more

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Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Times of India: Several Indian Americans Make A List for Inaugural Ball

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Inauguration Ball inviteIt’s the toughest ticket to get in Washington, D.C.–the official invite to the Presidential Inaugural Ball. But Times of India

reports that several prominent Indian Americans made the list. Among the invitees was Tobby Chaudhuri, a White House advisor and a veteran political strategist.

“The Indian American political tiger has arrived,” he said. “The challenge … Read more

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Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Courier Post: @MichelleMalkin Takes on @Psy_Oppa and @EyeofJackieChan

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Jackie Chan in Chinese ZodiacControversial educator Michelle Malkin says movie hero Jackie Chan “deserves a rhetorical roundhouse kick to the mouth.” She’d like to do the same to K-Pop sensation Psy of Gangnam Style fame.

In a piece published by the Courier Post, she wrote “Turns out that behind the jovial screen persona, Chan is a champion of … Read more

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Jan 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

USA Today: @Jlin7 to Attend Sundance Film Festival for Screening of Linsanity

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LinsanityUSA Today is reporting that Jeremy Lin will attend the Sundance Film Festival for a screening of Linsanity, a new documentary on his playing days at Harvard all the way to his rise to fame as a New York Knick.

Lin will attend Sunday, an off day in his NBA schedule and the day before … Read more

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