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Dec 16, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

The Great Yellow Hope & Next Jeremy Lin

posted by Randall

Basketball Chalk Board

 

Chris Tang doesn’t like the comparisons, but he’s already being called the next Jeremy Lin. The 6’3″ point guard is just 16 years old and plays for his high school basketball team. But this is no ordinary high school. It’s been compared to a basketball factory and has produced such NBA Stars as Keven … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 16, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Filipino Christmas Parade in Los Angeles

posted by Randall

 

Christmas card manger

LA’s Filipinotown is looking a lot like Christmas. Marchers paraded with parols or star shaped lanterns down the street Friday night.  Celebrants were served lechon or roasted pig along with a sweet ginger drink known as Salabat, according to a report in the LA Times. A Filipino chicken congee rounded out the meal.  … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 16, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Darren Criss in Sexy Preview of Men of Glee Calendar

posted by Randall

HollywoodOh, what a tease. Glee star Darren Criss created quite a buzz when his producer shared a photo on line of the star going shirtless. Producer Ryan Murphy tweeted ” “Merry Christmas. Men of McKinley calendar coming soon, ” the Examiner reported. Was this a joke or was this for real? Ryan Murphy isn’t saying.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 16, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Knock Out By The Filipino Flash Takes Some of Sting Out of Manny Pacquiao Loss

posted by Randall

 

Boxing GloveNonito Donaire successfully defended his super bantamweight title Saturday night by knocking out Jorge Arce in the third round. Donaire who is known as the Filipino Flash told USA Today.  he was thinking about last week’s defeat of Manny Pacquiao the whole time.

“There were a lot of fans that said, you got … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 16, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

For One Night, Jeremy #Lin Had the Look

posted by Randall

 

basketballIt was just for one night, but it was spectacular.  It was the return of Linsanity. Jeremy #Lin had that look, that feeling that nothing could stop him. He scored 38 points against the San Antonio Spurs.  But it happened when James Harden was on the bench with an ankle injury. The next night … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

2013 Predicted to be Big Year for Jessica Sanchez

posted by Randall

Last season’s American Idol put runner up Jessica Sanchez on the map. But 2013 could be the year that catapults her into superstardom. Celeb Dirty Laundry reminds us of several new projects Jessica has on top, including a recurring role on the popular show Glee and a new album. . j.mp/W7eXwZRead more

Top Story

Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Korean American detained by North Koreans

posted by Randall

 

The New York Times quoting a human rights advocate says a Korean Am tour guide, Kenneth Bae,  has been arrested in North Korea and has been held for a month. The US State Department says its aware of the reports, but refused to confirm it citing privacy concerns.  The arrest is reportedly linked to … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

The Biggest Booster of Filipino American Culture in Las Vegas Honored

posted by Randall

Myrna Alforque Fontillas may not be a household name, but in Las Vegas, she’s the Wayne Newton of Filipino American culture. The Asian Journal reports that Fontillas has been honored with an Outstanding Woman of Style award. She co-founded the Filipiniana Dance Troupe of Las Vegas as well as the Filipiniana Cultural & Arts Foundation … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Charice Hits a Home Run With Her Rendition of a Whitney Houston Hit

posted by Randall

Charice is known for her beautiful ballads and for being catapulted into fame by Oprah. But this rendition of a Whitney Houston tune is certain to add to her fan base. ABS CBN posted the performance on You Tube and in just two days, already had nearly 60,000 hits.  http://j.mp/UlFVi9… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

The Obscure Pop Culture Gift Guide For Asian Americans

posted by Randall

If you find yourself combing through ads in the newspaper or on the internet for gift ideas, look no more. GMA has come up with the Obscure Pop Culture Gift Guide for Asian Americans. These gifts are items no self proclaimed hip Asian American should be without.  See why the  first gift on the list … Read more

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