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Asian American Commercial Watch: Liberty Mutual Insurance’s ‘First Word | Truth Tellers’
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I forget when I saw this cute commercial – probably while watching the San Francisco 49ers play. The premise is that the mother has been telling everyone how much money she’s been saving switching her insurance to Liberty Mutual, causing her baby daughter’s first words to be “liberty” and not “mama” or “auntie.” LOL! As […]

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Dev Patel is Out for Revenge in ‘Monkey Man’
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'Slumdog Millionaire' star makes his directorial debut with a gritty action thriller produced by Jordan Peele. Holy crap. Dev Patel makes his feature directing debut in the revenge action thriller Monkey Man. Produced by Jordan Peele, the movie follows one man's quest for vengeance against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to […]

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An Astronaut, an Asian Parent’s Expectations, and a Space Ship Hatch Lock
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“If you guys don’t give me a chance to repair my instrument, I’m not going back.” Asian Americans sometimes joke about Asian parents’ high expectations, but the expectations of an Asian father had lasting effects on space travel. In this fascinating article from Ars Technica, payload specialist Taylor Wang‘s potentially dangerous despair about not meeting […]

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They Call Us Bruce 226: They Call Us Justin Chien & Sam Song Li
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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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‘Beef’ Wins Big at the Emmy Awards
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Netflix series wins eight awards, including Outstanding Limited Series, Best Actor and Best Actress. The Netflix limited series Beef was a big winner at the 75th Emmy Awards on Sunday night, taking home eight trophies including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series, Lead Actor for Steven Yeun and Lead Actress for Ali Wong. Series creator Lee […]

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This Spring, Baseball Returns to Manzanar
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The Manzanar Baseball Project will stage two games at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Here's an incredible project that could use your eyes and dollars — a unique community event that combines sports, history, memory and social justice. This spring, The Manzanar Baseball Project will stage two baseball games on a newly restored field at […]

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They Call Us Bruce 225: They Call Us The Brothers Sun
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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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“Beef” Wins Big at Emmy and Critics Choice Awards
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(photo credit: Courtesy of Netflix) In addition to winning three Globe Globes,  the Netflix series Beef won eight Emmy awards! The awards include: Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Ali Wong) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (Steven Yuen) Outstanding […]

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