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#114 World of Warcraft

Posted April 10th, 2009 by Shaun · 16 Comments

If I learnt only one thing from the responses to the Jay Chou piece written a while back – it is not to write a satirical piece on a topic in which you have no knowledge whatsoever. So that’s why we’re doing it again! I have a confession to make: I have never played World [...]

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#113 Nike Shoes

Posted March 28th, 2009 by Peter · 18 Comments

Nickster says: “I walk around and every single Asian I see are rocking Nike SB’s. What’s up with that? I thought we would like something more Asian than skate shoes.” For as long as Asians have been raising Peace Signs and racing Rice Rockets, they’ve been wearing Nike Shoes. How it it that this Pacific-Northwestern [...]

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ServiceAsia Benefit Concert

Posted March 15th, 2009 by Peter · 2 Comments

Stuff Asian People Like is partnering with EastVillagers and the Asian Liver Center at Stanford.  If you’re in the Bay Area… May is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month and World Hepatitis Month. East Villagers, Asian Liver Center, and Asian Central presents… ServiceAsia: Raising Awareness for Service in East Asia Poverty. Hunger. Lack of Education, Healthcare, [...]

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#109 Being Skinny

Posted February 10th, 2009 by kvietgrl · 80 Comments

As a treat for our loyal readers, we have given two perspectives (male and female) to this less-discussed but very important topic: Being Skinny.  Enjoy! Asian Guy Perspective When I hit the 50 kg mark in 3rd grade, my mom responded appropriately, just as any concerned parent would: “It hurts me to look at you! [...]

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