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All Hail the Supreme Leader!

(Eunnie Lee)– “Yeah, didn’t you know? I’m a North Korean spy. Kim Jong-un pays me in cash and strippers to monitor all of you.” That’s what I say whenever my nationality is brought up. 575 more words

Race

Forever Foreigners - Asian-Jewish Americans

This article looks at interracial Jewish and Asian children growing up in the United States, and poses interesting questions about intermarriage, religion, culture, and othering both within-group and without.

News

“Just take a picture of me. No one will be able to tell the difference!”

What my Asian friend said to me when I was trying to find…

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Microaggressions

Special Sunday Post: My Take On the Storytelling, Power, and Personal Reminiscence of "Fresh off the Boat"

In the months leading up to its premiere, there have been thought pieces written, regarding what this show could mean for the future of the media landscape (in particular, in diversifying it) and now that the first two episodes have aired, even more thought pieces- and of course, reviews- are pouring in. 1,205 more words

Human Beings

'Fresh Off the Boat' and Onto a New Frontier for Asian Americans

ABC‘s newest comedy has an Asian cast and to my relief, it’s actually funny.
Helmed by restauranteur and personality, Eddie Huang, Fresh Off the Boat… 302 more words

Azia Celestino

"You Get the Rep Sweats": Why 'Fresh Off the Boat' Is So Important to Asian Americans

On Twitter last night, writer Jeff Yang reported that 1000 people showed up for the live viewing party of ABC’s new half-hour family sitcom Fresh Off the Boat… 780 more words

Buzz

Celeste Ng deserves all the praise

This book made me cry all day today. It was so beautifully written, and I was overcome with awe, reverence, and envy that a book can be this clean and clear. 150 more words