Float:  A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12
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After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar films, the characters are Filipino American.  Writer/producer Rubio talks about his film in this article, […]

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Meeting HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ & CRA’s Jimmy O. Yang – One Funny Guy
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Season 6 Trailer (Final Season) for ‘Silicon Valley’ When I saw that actor, standup comedian, and writer Jimmy O. Yang was going to be performing Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco, I wanted to see him perform. While waiting for a standby ticket to see the last show, I had heard a lot of positive […]

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Two dead, three injured in shooting at Southern California high school
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The shooter was reportedly a classmate, described as an "Asian male wearing black clothing." Two students are dead and at least three others were injured, two of them in critical condition, after a classmate reportedly opened fire on Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. Santa Clarita, California, high school shooting leaves […]

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Angry Reader of the Week: Dino-Ray Ramos
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"I'm just trying to make the world not trash." Photo: Kim NewmoneyHey, everybody! It is time, once again, to meet the Angry Reader of the Week, spotlighting you, the very special readers of this website. Over the years, I've been able to connect with a lot of cool folks, and this is a way of […]

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Facing India’s Nightmare: Confronting India’s Occupation of Kashmir
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In an interview with Democracy Now, award-winning Indian journalist, academic, and author, Siddhartha Deb, when reflecting on the 2019 landslide BJP victory in India’s national elections, stated, “India loses again[…] The post Facing India’s Nightmare: Confronting India’s Occupation of Kashmir & The Hindu Right appeared first on The Aerogram.

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New Book: Muslims in France and India
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In my ongoing series of interviews with Asian American academics that highlight new books and research that illuminate different aspects and details related to the Asian and Asian American experiences, I am very happy to present an interview with fellow colleague in the Department of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Assistant Professor Fareen […]

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Ken Watanabe, Octavia Spencer, Monsters, Cookies, And My Questions On Roles People Play (Obviously Spoilers)
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Sometimes you just don’t always get a chance to see the movies you want to see, or as strange as it sounds, when you have the time, you may not actually be in the mood to see the film you’ve been wanting to see. It’s like that same oddity of when you have the time […]

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Satire: An IYD Yoga Sequence to Embrace a Common Nationalist Heritage
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*This sequence is inspired by the June 20 International Yoga Day (IYD) 2019 video message tweet by Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his[…] The post Satire: An IYD Yoga Sequence to Embrace a Common Nationalist Heritage appeared first on The Aerogram.

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