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AMAZIAN OF THE WEEK! The Korean Women’s Field Hockey Team

May 5th, 2008 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana


Name: Korean National Women’s Field Hockey Team

Occupation: (see above)

Known for: last weekend’s victory over the Italian team to qualify for the Olympic games in Beijing this summer. Keep your eyes on Mi Hyun Park, MVP of the qualifier match. Actually, take a look at all of them–who knew that field hockey players could be so cute besides Kim Deal?

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ROCK OF ASIAN: The Jack Lords

January 23rd, 2008 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Last night, while celebrating the publication of Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music in lovely, oft-ignored Downtown LA, Christine Balance (shown rocking her accordian above) made a five-minute case for the pop listener’s re-contextualization of The Breeders’ vintage strummer, “Drivin’ on 9.” As she broke down her deep and sincere love for Kim Deal, I fell a bit in love with Balance–and was delighted to hear the shameless plug for her sweet isle-indie new wave band The Jack Lords.

Let their gentle ocean tunes take you away! And then listen again.

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