Asian American Medical Hazard: PFAS “Forever Chemical” Levels
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Structure of perfluoroundecanoic acid, a member of PFAS group A recent paper concludes that Asian Americans have higher levels of PFAS relative to other groups in the US population.  PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are known as “forever chemicals” because they break down very slowly in the natural environment. Research suggests that high […]

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8Asians Exclusive: Interview with Randall Park on His Directorial Debut of ‘Shortcomings’ & Review – Opens August 4th
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I had the great honor and pleasure of interviewing Randall Park as he visited San Francisco as part of his directorial debut to promote his upcoming film, Shortcomings, released by Sony Picture Classics and coming to a theater near you on Friday, August 4th. Shortcomings premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah earlier this year and […]

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First Look at Adele Lim’s Raunchy Comedy ‘Joy Ride’
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Here’s a first look image for Joy Ride, the upcoming raunchy comedy from director Adele Lim (co-screenwriter of Crazy Rich Asians), and starring Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu, and Sabrina Wu. Written by Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao, Joy Ride is described as a “hilarious and unapologetically explicit story of identity and self-discovery centers […]

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Panda Express – ‘Wok-Fired Shrimp: Now Back at Panda Express’
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A former colleague and friend Mike passed this recent Panda Express commercial to me that I had not yet seen. He was intrigued by the Mandarin version of Johnny Cash’s classic, Ring of Fire – quite a clever song for Panda Express to use for their ‘Wok-fired shrimp,’ which is literally cooked in a ring […]

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Sari Stories, Chapter Nine: Notes From The Other Side
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How the drape holds meaning and memory for the desi mind, body, and soul. A series of interview-vignettes, showcasing uber serious sari love, brought out via passion, history, politics, through[…] The post Sari Stories, Chapter Nine: Notes From The Other Side appeared first on The Aerogram.

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