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How a Remodeling project led to a Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit against a Silicon Valley City
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You might think that getting buying a home in an upscale Silicon Valley city like Los Altos, where the median home price is over $2 Million, means that you have “made it” as an American.  Satish Ramachandran feels differently.  His remodeling project, and more specifically, the difficulty of getting permits from the city and resistance […]

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Post Archives: Lip Sync Battle: Vietnamese Style
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 08/24/2016 If you were ever curious to see how Vietnam would do “Lip Sync Battle” wonder no more. Earlier this month HTV in Vietnam aired the first three episodes of […]

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Post Archives: Peggy Oki, Whales, TEDx, And Smooth Grooves
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 08/26/2016 I just say if you can’t respect Peggy Oki – activist, surfer, skateboarder, and artist – I don’t think I want to know you. She’s in the skateboarding HOF and rode […]

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Post Archives: When Miley Cyrus Goes Geisha On The Voice
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 11/02/2016 Oh Miley, I know you probably think we’ve all forgotten about the time you went full on Chink Eye back in the day but we actually haven’t – or at least […]

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Post Archives: It Really Is The Sex? Insecure + Ivan Shaw + Maya Erskine + Sujata Day
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 11/08/2016 I was having a discussion online about POC and Asian American representation in media and one of the shows I had brought up was Insecure, the new Issa Rae series on HBO […]

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Post Archives: I Love You Jerry Hsu
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 11/17/2016 As a life long skater, I just like to see good skating, and unlike other sports, seeing POC and Asian Americans at the forefront isn’t something I have to […]

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Post Archives: When White People Go Bad: The Garrison Keillor Edition (AKA Your Trắng Prairie Nhà Companion)
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 12/13/2016 Dear WFC, First, I just wanted to say that you’re kind of obtuse and obese, and while you might think that’s a little ad hominem and that I’m fat […]

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Post Archives: ‘This Is Us’ Gets Some Things Right But They Also Have A Little Bit Of An Asian American Issue
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  This article was originally written for the YOMYOMF blog which was closed approximately two years ago and is being re-posted here for archival purposes. 02/26/2017 I’m not saying I haven’t binged watched the Mandy and Milo out of this and I’m not saying that it doesn’t get a lot of things right from an […]

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