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#142 “Lindorsements” (Being Linteresting)

Posted October 2nd, 2014 by Peter · 1 Comment

We just got a hold of Jeremy Lin’s “Lindorsements” (Linteresting) video by the guys at Wong Fu Productions! The video features Jeremy Lin and the usual cast at various locations around SoCal like Ten Ren Tea. We first wrote about #135 Jeremy Lin in 2010, and his star has been shining brighter and brighter every year. [...]

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#141 – The Colbert Report / Conan O’Brien Show

Posted January 23rd, 2014 by Peter · 4 Comments

I recently came across a hilarious article by the Atlantic about how another Chinese production studio has copied verbatim a United States intro sequence. This one is about the Colbert Report, and it’s among the best we’ve ever seen. BEIJING — He may be an award-winning satirist in the United States, but in China, even [...]

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#140 Linsanity (The Movie)

Posted January 2nd, 2014 by Peter · No Comments

Synopsis: In February 2012, an entire nation of basketball fans unexpectedly went ‘Linsane.’ Stuck in the mire of a disappointing season, the New York Knicks did what no other NBA team had thought about doing. They gave backup point guard Jeremy Lin an opportunity to prove himself. He took full advantage, scoring more points in his [...]

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#139 – Thinking They Know Best

Posted January 16th, 2013 by Peter · 4 Comments

It’s been a while since my last post, but I’m excited to be writing again! This week’s post is about Asians “Thinking They Know Best,” something I’ve seen a great deal in my 4.5 years at Berkeley and 22 years on earth. I’ve seen it with family members, colleagues, and co-workers; so here’s a little [...]

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