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If North Korea Attacks Us, I Have Just One Favor To Ask God

April 5th, 2013 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

What the media thinks a North Korean plot against the U.S. looks like:

What Hollywood thinks a North Korean plot against the U.S. looks like:

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

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

Jeremy Lin is bringing Linsanity to Houston (much to Jen’s delight), and to the cover of GQ magazine’s November issue. [GQ]

George Takei wrote in memory of Matthew Shepard for National Coming Out Day, which was October 11. [That Blog Is So Takei!]

Democratic candidate for Congress Tammy Duckworth and Republican congressman and Tea Party favorite Joe Walsh squared off in what became a heated debate on October 9. Duckworth is the challenger in the race to represent Illinois’ eighth congressional district. [Chicago Tribune]

As long as we’re talking about politics, you’ve already registered to vote, right? If you haven’t, please accept my official stamp of DISGRASIAN DISAPPROVAL and then go register already. [18 Million Rising]

Our friends at YOMYOMF are excited about Soineya, a Tokyo “cuddle café” where customers pay money to nap and cuddle with cute girls. [YOMYOMF]

New York taxi driver Mansoor Khalid is the sweetest man in town. Inspired by memory of his 2-year-old son, who died in April from heart disease, he keeps sweet treats to give to passengers of his “NYC Candy Cab.” [New York Daily News]

Our pal Molly Lambert is serious about her admiration for comedic actress Olivia Munn. [Grantland]

This is no laughing matter, though: some women in Hong Kong have died after having a beauty procedure that’s actually meant to treat cancer patients. [Jezebel]

Thank Apple and their new Maps app for showing us all where where Taiwan’s secret military installations are. [Shanghaiist]

British Sign Language signers will no longer use slanted eyes to indicate a Chinese person, nor point to their foreheads for a person from India. [Daily Mail]

So there’s this vest that will hug you whenever someone likes a photograph, video, or status update on your Facebook wall, and I want one, so somebody get me this for Christmas or my birthday, okay? [Melissakitchow.com]

Is it just me, or is this billboard advertising jewelry in India with, you know, an actual live lady trapped in a huge necklace, kinda creepy? [BuzzFeed]

Episode one of Eddie Huang’s video series for Vice, “Fresh Off the Boat,” is up, and it looks delicious and awesome. [YouTube]

While Jenny An won’t date Asian dudes, and Clarissa Wei thinks Asian boyfriends (or just hers) are superior (an issue Jen wrote about here), Mic Nguyen refuses to date himself. [Hyphen]

Ashley Quach illustrated a beautiful tribute to her old college pal, Grace Lee, who is on life support after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. Until very recently, Lee wanted to be taken off life support in opposition to her parents’ wishes. [Sassquach]

“I doubt someone like Fisher would understand how her background made it easier for her to be a competitive college candidate in the first place.” An Ebony magazine op-ed considers affirmative action, discrimination, and Abigail Fisher, whose case against the University of Texas at Austin is currently being heard by the Supreme Court. [Ebony]

14 year old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai is in stable condition after being shot in the head by Taliban gunmen last week. She was targeted for being a vocal supporter of education for girls in her country. [India Today]

While President Obama was the victor in the second presidential debate with GOP candidate Mitt Romney, Romney’s comment about requesting “binders full of women” is a viral hit on the internet. BuzzFeed rounded up their 23 best Twitter jokes. [BuzzFeed]

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DISGRASIAN’s Extracurricular Activities

October 26th, 2011 | 0 comments | Posted by jasmine

PAGE TURNER: The Third Annual Asian American Literature Festival, is happening Saturday, October 29 in Brooklyn. No time to rub elbows with authors like Jessica Hagedorn and Junot Diaz, but still want to show your support? Pledge to their Kickstarter fund instead! [pageturner.org]

Awesome Asian good guys alert! Patrick Epino and Stephen Dypiangco are the Fil-Am filmmakers behind our new favorite YouTube channel, the National Film Society. Check out their video, “Awesome Asian Bad Guys.” [National Film Society]

Asian Crew Inc. has one simple mission in selling t-shirts with anti-stereotyping messages: to “fight stereotypes, one obnoxious statement at a time.” [Asian Crew Inc.]

KOLLABORATION 11 is going down on Saturday, November 5 at the Nokia Theatre in LA. Tickets for the show (and the after-party, hey!) are available here. [kollaboration.org]

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