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#120 Knowing Better Places for Asian Food

Posted June 14th, 2009 by Peter · 9 Comments

This is the first officially numbered post by our new guest writer, Shaun S. (not to be confused with Shaun Yeoh). This is his second submission and we here at SAPL want everyone to show him some love! Asians love their food a lot.  More so than the French, Italians, or anyone else for that matter. [...]

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#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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#108 Childhood Beating Stories

Posted February 1st, 2009 by Peter · 70 Comments

Telling other Asians about the beatings they received from their parents is something that nearly all first generation Asians can relate to. It is for that reason that I proudly present Agiel7′s user contribution today: Childhood Beating Stories. While most white people would define child abuse as sending a child to their room or banning [...]

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#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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