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Open Topic: Common Asian Stereotypes

Posted November 18th, 2009 by Peter · 15 Comments

Here is a submission by Vannie Sung about common asian stereotypes. We’ve heard stereotypes about Asians: Bollywood, Rice, Short, Study. No speak English. But what about the more specific ones? Here are the newest ones I’ve heard so far: Chinese: Eat dog. (We don’t just eat dog. In fact, I had rabbit stew and fried stingray [...]

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Featured Submission: Cheesy Ballads

Posted October 1st, 2009 by Peter · 21 Comments

This is a submission from our friends over at EurasianSensation about Cheesy Ballads. In it, ES sheds light on the Asian infatuation with outdated music, slow love songs, and much more. We hope you enjoy it! Cool people tend to like cool music – that is, music that is a little bit edgy, or totally [...]

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#121 Having Nice Things and Not Using Them

Posted July 3rd, 2009 by Peter · 11 Comments

Here is another great post from Shuan S. about Asian stinginess with new things. I see this all the time with my mom, grandparents, aunts, uncles– all the elder asians I know basically. We hope you enjoy this post! Asian people are known for their frugal practicality honed from centuries of living in rugged, war [...]

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Featured Submission: Volunteering at Marathons

Posted June 5th, 2009 by Peter · 8 Comments

In this submission by Shaun S. (not to be confused with our staff writer Shaun Yeoh), we see a different side of Asian Service. Volunteering at Marathons is very Asian. With all the community-service hungry college applicants, you shouldn’t be surprised if you see that 3/5 of the staff at a Marathon is Asian. Well, [...]

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