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Yo, Is This Racist? Podcast f/t DISGRASIAN Day 4: Was The HBO ‘Girls’ Controversy About Racism Or Sexism?

Happy Thursday! Sick of me talking yet? I hope not, because this is my favorite of the Yo, Is This Racist? podcasts I’ve had the pleasure to participate in so far.

The cast of HBO's 'Girls'

The cast of HBO’s ‘Girls’

In this one, host Andrew Ti and I talk about HBO’s GIRLS, which got a lot of attention in its first season for the show’s lack of diversity. Was it fair? Or were people just piling on because the show was created by a woman? Have a listen:

The post I wrote last year about people of color finally appearing on GIRLS can be found here, and the one about women critiquing women is here.

[Yo, Is This Racist? podcast]

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We’re #1: 2012 Election Was An Election Of Firsts For AAPIs

November 8th, 2012 | 2 comments | Posted by Jen

We love being first, and we love being firsts.

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Blast From The Past: “Votes Of Women Can Accomplish No More Than Votes Of Men”

November 6th, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted by Jen

VOTE.

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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian: Hurricane Sandy Edition

November 3rd, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by jasmine

Hurricane Sandy may have brought out the worst in one notorious Twitter douche, but it brought out the best in others.

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The San Diego Asian Film Festival Is Going On Now Through Nov. 9th

November 2nd, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

Calling all Cinemasians!

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British Company Trying To Convince Not-Hairy Chinese Women They’re Actually Hairy So They’ll Buy Stuff

October 26th, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

Shame: a powerful marketing tool.

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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian: Binders Full Of Links!

October 17th, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by jasmine

JLin’s styling for GQ, Tammy D’s running for Congress, and somewhere in Tokyo a man is paying for a cuddle.

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When I Grow Up, I Want To Be This Little Girl

October 16th, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

The radness.

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Save The Children Sends Out Cringe-y Caricatured Holiday Gift Package

October 12th, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted by Jen

Time for an update.

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The University Of Texas At Austin Has Race Problems, But Affirmative Action Ain’t One

October 11th, 2012 | 3 comments | Posted by Jen

Affirmative action isn’t the only thing at stake.

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Halloween, Gangnam Style

October 9th, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

PSYched for Halloween yet?

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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian

October 8th, 2012 | 0 comments | Posted by jasmine

Bleach-bombs and Borat.

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Bagel Heads: “New Japanese Trend” Is Neither New Nor A Trend

October 2nd, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted by Jen

Everything old is new again. And again.