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Entries from January 2009

#106 Talking at the Worst Times

Posted January 12th, 2009 by Peter · 17 Comments

If you’re asian, and you have asian parents (which most asians do), you know this all too well. Whether you’re at the movies or with your friends, it’s probably an Asian sitting behind you yelping and conversing while Will Smith, in Seven Pounds, is about to stick his hand into a tube of.. (well, I [...]

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Tags: Activities · Automobiles · Culture · Customs · Environment · Famous · Films and Movies · Food & Beverage · History · People · Products · Relationships · T.V. · Vietnamese

#105 Internet Stardom

Posted January 6th, 2009 by Peter · 18 Comments

The other week, I was sitting at a dinner table talking about Asian Central to a family member of mine. Immediately, she asked if Asian Central could make her daughter famous, as if fame and stardom could be transferred just by word of mouth. (I’m not famous, by any means… but SAPL is one of [...]

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Tags: Activities · Asian Parenting · Chinese · Comedy · Culture · Customs · Environment · Habits · History · Humor · People · Products · Relationships · Social · T.V. · Work

Feature: New Years Traditions

Posted January 1st, 2009 by Peter · 4 Comments

Yep, Today’s New Years Day. Right now, it’s exactly 12:00AM and I am excited… because I get to share the History of New Years in Asia: Origin Lunar New Year is celebrated across all of Asia, although dates vary by country. The most well-known Lunar New Year is the one celebrated by China, Hong Kong [...]

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Tags: Culture · Customs · Environment · Habits · History · People