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Entries from April 2009

#115 Faking Obliviousness

Posted April 25th, 2009 by Peter · 17 Comments

Lauren says: May I suggest a post about, “Pretending Not To Understand White People Speaking Asian Languages” And, you know, I wonder if it’s only the Chinese who indulge in this pastime, or if other Asians are on board? Thanks for the submission, Lauren. Here are a couple of reasons why Asians pretend to be [...]

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Busting the Stereotype: All Asians are Intelligent

Posted April 18th, 2009 by Shaun · 20 Comments

I was just browsing through the extensive array of topics our crew at SAPL has created. I was however, quite stunned to realize that no mention has yet been made of the Asian’s perceived superior intelligence compared to other races. There was that original submission by LinSquared regarding Asian “P@n!$Size and Intelligence”, which although was [...]

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Crank2 Interview with Bai Ling

Posted April 13th, 2009 by Peter · 2 Comments

This is a special treat for our Stuff Asian People Like family. Asian Central recently interviewed actress Bai Ling, who has hundreds of accolades since hitting the mainstream media. She has been highly controversial in years past, but that hasn’t changed her spirit and yearning for fun, adventure, and most of all, sharing her gifts [...]

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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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