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Asian American Commercial Watch: Progressive’s ‘Sign Spinner | Stay’
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I saw this Progressive Insurance company commercial while watching the San Francisco 49ers edge the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs this past weekend and thought it was hilarious.  The commercial that is, not the defeat of the Packers, which was kind of hilarious but not as hilarious as when then 49ers beat the Cowboys. […]

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HBO Max: Take Out with Lisa Ling Premieres on January 27th
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Lisa Ling has a new television series beyond the one she’s had with CNN, and this one is focused on Asian food in America: “In Take Out with Lisa Ling, award-winning journalist Lisa Ling — whose own family story began in a Chinese restaurant — travels from the bayous of Louisiana to Orange County’s Little […]

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They Call Us Bruce 145: They Call Us Mayor Michelle Wu
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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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Asian American Segregation and Income Inequality in the San Francisco Bay Area
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The Othering and Belonging Institute recently issued an update to their report on segregation in the San Francisco Bay Area using 2020 census data, and the section on the most segregated Asian American neighborhoods caught my eye.  Some of the poorest and historically segregated neighborhoods were on that list, such as urban areas in and […]

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8mm Film Review:  Try Harder
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Before Try Harder came out in theatres, Number Two Son mentioned to me that he had a friend who worked on the marketing of the film, and so we decided to watch it together while he was home on winter break.  I once did college recruiting at Lowell High School, drove by it dozens of […]

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Woman Dies After Being Pushed Onto Subway Tracks
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40-year-old Michelle Go was “suddenly pushed” in front of an oncoming train. In New York, a woman died after she was pushed onto the subway tracks and struck by an oncoming train. The incident occurred on Saturday morning at the Times Square-42nd Street station while she was standing on the southbound R-Q train platform. According […]

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US Mint to Produce Anna May Wong Quarter
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The US Mint will produce a quarter in 2022 featuring pioneering Asian American Actress Anna May Wong.  The quarter is part of the America Women Quarters program.  On th web site for the Anna May Wong coin it says: Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood. She left a legacy […]

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They Call Us Bruce 144: They Call Us Very Asian
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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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