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BABEWATCH: Hunson Nguyen

September 7th, 2010 | 1 comment | Posted by Diana




Name: Hunson Nguyen

Hails from: Ptown

Occupation: Graphic designer, Tumblr theme creator, blogger, Portland State University student

Why He’s A Babe: Sure, he’s athletic–a former competitive swimmer. And he loves cute things. He’s a crunchy, friendly, proud Pacific Northwesterner. And he’s got the coolest last name this side of Wang.

This guy manages not one blog, not two blogs–and nope, not just three blogs. Oh, I’m sorry, did I just type “just three blogs?” I meant, “HOW THE HELL DOES THIS GUY GO TO SCHOOL AND SOCIAL NETWORK AND SPEND TIME OUTDOORS BEING ALL OREGONY AND SIMULTANEOUSLY RUN MULTIPLE TUMBLR BLOGS WHEN I ALMOST HAVE A WEEKLY MELTDOWN JUST TRYING TO KEEP ONE FRICKIN’ BLOG UP AND RUNNING, AND I HAVE A PARTNER!??”

I don’t know, but something about the new millennium has made “multitasking” one of man’s most attractive qualities. Hunson is quite the multitasker.

[Tumblr Staff: Hunson Nguyen]
[Hunson Is Groovy]

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ROCK OF ASIAN: New Album From The Slants!

November 18th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

We’ve got a lot of love for Portland’s The Slants, a synth-rawk outfit whose dark dance anthems (for reference: check their record Slanted Eyes, Slanted Hearts) trumped The Faint and The Killers in our party playlists loooooong ago.

The Slants: Remixmasters

The Slants: Remixmasters

But they must have known: deep inside, the people even more jiggy energy in them, just waiting to be tapped. The band just released Slants! Slants! Revolution—an album of their tunes, remixed for even more lively party people than us (or funkier partays than ours). Think about rolling with all of your gaysians to da club on Fridays, or rolling large on Hollywood Boulevard after a Depeche Mode concert, or tripping out in baggy jeans in the desert with all of your, ehrm, closest friends–this would be the perfect soundtrack.

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AMAZIAN OF THE WEEK! William Yuan

September 22nd, 2008 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Name: William Yuan

Hails from: Portland, Oregon

Occupation: Student (More accurately, 7th grader)

Known for: improving and developing the technology of a three-dimensional solar cell that absorbs both UV and visible light, perhaps taking an integral step towards greater cell efficiency. As a result of this project, the Davidson Institute for Talent Developmentmade him a fellow (an honor typically given to graduate-level researchers) and garnered him both a $25k scholarship and a trip to the Library of Congress to receive the award.

Jen and I often brag about being 12-year-old geniuses, but uh, compared to William, we might as well have been dropping acid and getting groped in the girls’ bathroom throughout our junior high careers. He rules!

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Thanks, Julia!

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