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Amazon and Walmart Remain Silent on Racist Caricature

posted by Louis Chan
Amazon Stupid Shirt

This t-shirt remains on Amazon’s website

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Two giants in the commerce world have so far not commented about the use of a racist caricature featured on items they sell.

AsAmNews has reached out to both Amazon and Walmart, but have yet to hear back.

Walmart did apparently remove the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

A Chinese American Girl Story to be told on Amazon

posted by Randall
Gwendolyn Yeo

Gwendolyn Yeo

American Girl is taking its drive for more diversity to television.

An American Girl special will air on Amazon featuring a 10-year-old Chinese American girl and her mother.

The story is titled An American Girl Story: Ivy & Julie 1976, A Happy Balance

According to Deadline, the role of Marilyn Ling, a … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mom Turns Asian American Family Antics into Hit Comic Book

posted by Cathy Sun

Samuelism Mother's Day

By Cathy Sun
AsAmNews Intern

An Asian American mother in Maryland has turned funny stories about her family into a comic book that debuted as the number 1 new release in the comic strip section of Amazon. Cindy Goh’s book, Samuelism: C Starts with Cookie  is mostly based upon the unfiltered and ridiculous thoughts of … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jan 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Protest Forces Amazon Canada to Remove Lord Ganesh Underwear, but No Apology

Protest Forces Amazon Canada to Remove Lord Ganesh Underwear, but No Apology

posted by Randall

Hindu Underwear

Imagine the uproar that would erupt if Walmart sold underwear with the image of Jesus Christ on them.

That’s what happened when word leaked out that Amazon Canada was selling underwear with the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha on the hip.

The next day the online retailer removed “Women’s Ganesh Ganesa Ganapati 4 White Hipsters” from … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Amazon Stops Selling Doormats Featuring Hindu Deities

Amazon Stops Selling Doormats Featuring Hindu Deities

posted by Randall
Lord Ganesh

Lord Ganesh

Amazon has quietly removed some 60 doormats for sale featuring Hindu deities, temples and saints following an outcry from Hindu leaders in the United States.

The images people would have been wiping their feet on included the Hindu deities Shiva, Vishnu, Keishna, Ganesha, Venkateswara, Saraswati, Murugan, Durga-Hanuman, and Padmanabha.

Rajan Zed, president of … Read more

Asian Americans

A Conversation with Joel de la Fuente, Star of ‘The Man in the High Castle’ and ‘Hemlock Grove’
Nov 24, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on A Conversation with Joel de la Fuente, Star of ‘The Man in the High Castle’ and ‘Hemlock Grove’

A Conversation with Joel de la Fuente, Star of ‘The Man in the High Castle’ and ‘Hemlock Grove’

posted by Lia Chang
Joel de la Fuente attends the episode screening and premiere for the Amazon Originals Series ‘The Man in the High Castle’ at Alice Tully Hall on November 2, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

Joel de la Fuente attends the episode screening and premiere for the Amazon Originals Series The Man in the High Castle at Alice Tully Hall on November 2, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

By Lia Chang
AsAmNews Arts & Entertainment Reporter

Joel de la Fuente is currently starring as Chief Inspector Kido in Amazon Studios’ … Read more

Blogs

Amazon Sells How-To Travel Guide for Sex for Asian American Males

posted by ShirleyNLew

travel sex bookThis is for sale on Amazon?! A how-to, Get Laid in Hong Kong. A Travel and Sex Guide for the Western Asian Male: Guaranteed to get you laid. 

By Shirley N Lew

I’m shaking my head at this really hard. Really hard. WTH?

To not give any attention to the author, I won’t mention his … Read more

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