Justin Bieber, One Direction fans attack Lorde, her boyfriend with racist tweets

December 25, 2013 / 3 comments

You know that footage of teenage girls at a boy band concert where they’re visibly shaking, holding up signs made of glitter, wearing homemade shirts, screaming ‘I love you’ at the top of their lungs, all the while on the verge of fainting from all the adrenaline?

Comedian Joe Wong at Radio TV Correspondents Dinner with Joe Biden

Joe Wong livens up RATC Dinner, C-Span 2

December 21, 2013 / 0 comments

I’m a couple years behind on this, but I didn’t have a blog in 2010, so cut me some slack. Here’s a video of Joe Wong killing it at the 2010 Radio and Television Correspondents’ Dinner. Wong goes on for about 15 minutes without breaking his deadpan delivery.

Vice: M.I.A. pulls South Asia onto her world stage

November 9, 2013 / 1 comment

Love Vice’s Noisey Music article on M.I.A. – the piece argues how M.I.A. takes traditional imagery from South Asia, and other parts of the under-represented world, and forces it onto the world stage — to the confusion of Western journalists and sensibilities.

Unrelated Asians

April 10, 2013 / 0 comments

Post by Stuart Leung.

Gay Community defends Shirley Q Liquor

The Gay Equivalent of “Hipster Racism” is “Queer Racism”

March 1, 2013 / 0 comments

RE: Sex-Positive Racism: Holding Alt Communities Accountable Yellow Face? Shirley Q. Liquor? I’m no longer surprised about how ridiculously lazy the gay community is about race – I’ve adjusted my expectations of those in the mainstream LGBT community. I’ve since moved on to how embarrassingly un-enlightened the queer/indie/drag community has proven themselves to be over…

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Jeremy Lin Forces National Discussion on Asian Americans

March 12, 2012 / 2 comments

As Asian Americans who grew up playing basketball, my sister and I have a keen interest in the Jeremy Lin phenomenon. We identify with Lin in many ways, so we’ve found ourselves deeply-invested in his journey — so much so, that we cheer for him as if he were a part of our family. Recently…

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The Really? World

June 18, 2010 / 0 comments

MTV's REAL WORLD: 18 years, 24 seasons, 200 cast members, and not one ASIAN MALE ROOMMATE? http://tiny.cc/hfk9p — Stuart Leung (@steuwart) June 18, 2010 REALLY? 24 seasons of The Real World and not one Asian male roommate in the entire 18 years?

Better Luck Tomorrow? It Depends On You

April 14, 2003 / 0 comments

Being an Asian American is a conflicting battle in cultures and common senses. Simply being has furnished each and every one of us a very unique experience, something we all should be proud of.

Abercrombie & Fitch: Kicking Asians When They’re Down

April 28, 2002 / 0 comments

I always walked by Abercrombie & Fitch stores with a sort of uneasiness. And when I did enter, it just never felt right, I never felt comfortable.

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