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#144 Donnie Yen (Ip Man 3 DVD Release)

Posted April 27th, 2016 by Peter · No Comments

When you think about the small A-list (“Asian-list,” get it?) of mainstream martial artists that are portrayed in western and eastern culture, it’s hard to ignore #27 Jackie Chan, #33 Jet Li & Bruce Lee. Jackie Chan is cast in mostly creative, comedic, and heartwarming roles– while Jet Li and Bruce Lee were more often tough, [...]

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Feature: What Type of Asian Are You?

Posted May 27th, 2008 by Peter · 87 Comments

Mr. Gary Lee has a fascinating post for Asians and those close to Asians. I came across this one while researching why Asians are so darn into techno and rave. Any suggestions are welcome. Young Asians in America come in many forms. Below are the major categories. Most Asians fit into multiple groups. For example, [...]

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Featured Topic: Lucy Liu

Posted April 13th, 2008 by Shaun · 25 Comments

It’s safe to say Asians have divided opinions regarding Lucy Liu. She is undoubtedly one of the most successful (if not the most successful) actors of Asian descent in Hollywood. While most Asians would be happy for her relative success, some believe a woman of her talent does not deserve such achievements that have eluded [...]

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#33 Jet Li & Bruce Lee

Posted March 13th, 2008 by avaliant · 24 Comments

Without exception, every Asian male under the age of 25 has at one point idolized Jet Li, and if they are old enough (or watch older movies), Bruce Lee. In dojos and college campus martial arts groups across the country, thousands of young Asian men train regularly in order to become the next great martial [...]

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