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Ms Marvel Episode 2 Review:  Crushed (Minor Spoilers)
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I watched the second episode of Ms. Marvel along with the Wife and Number Two Son, and I liked it even better than the first!  The Wife and Number Two Son were initially skeptical whether they should watch it, but now, the Wife is anxious to see the next episode and Number Two son, while […]

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"An immigrants’ kid punched Hitler in the mouth while cosplaying the American flag"
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Gene Luen Yang on the corniness and coolness of Captain America — the hero who is a flag on the move. "The hero who dresses like the American flag. You can't get much cornier than that." As a young comic book reader, Gene Luen Yang didn't think much of Captain America. To be honest, he […]

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Call For Submissions: AAPI Poetry Anthology
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Upcoming anthology of AAPI spoken word, slam, and poetry of oral traditions to be published in 2024. Attention, poets! Haymarket Books invites Asian American and Pacific Islander poets, spoken word poets, slam poets, and poets who consider themselves part of various oral traditions to submit their work for an anthology of AAPI spoken word, slam, […]

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‘Quantum Leap’ Reboot Starring Raymond Lee is a Go
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NBC picks up reboot of popular 1990s sci-fi time travel drama. NBC has given a series order to Quantum Leap, a reboot of the popular 1990s sci-fi time travel drama. A Quantum Leap reboot was inevitable. What was not inevitable, but is awesome: it stars Raymond Lee. The original series starred Scott Bakula as Dr. […]

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James Hong: The Man, The Myth, The Legend
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Finally! After seven decades in show business with over 600 film and television roles to his name — perhaps the most credited Hollywood actor in history — legendary actor James Hong is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. At 93 years old, he is the oldest actor yet to receive […]

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“38 At the Garden” – A Community Conversation with Jeremy Lin
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Ten years after Linsanity, Frank Chi has created 38 At the Garden. The title is a reference to NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin scoring 38 points against Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers. The upcoming documentary, which will be premiering this June 12th at the Tribeca Film Festival, conveys what Jeremy Lin and Linsanity meant to Asian […]

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US Memorial Day:  Commemorating John Douangdara and his Navy Memorial Statue
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As a Navy veteran, one thing my father wanted to do is to see his name in the register of Navy veterans in the US Navy Memorial in Washington DC.  When the Wife and I finally took him there, I was surprised to see a bronze statue of an Asian American displayed prominently.  The statue […]

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When Asian Americans are “too American”:  Filipino Americans in the 1930’s
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(photo credit: Anita Navalta Bautista) A recent poll suggests that many Americans think that Asian Americans are more loyal to their country of origins than to the United States.  In contrast, a blog post from the JSTOR Daily describes a time when Asian Americans immigrants seemed more hip and more American than the Americans born […]

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