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Entries from September 2008

#B Busting the Stereotype: Asians Can’t Sing

Posted September 30th, 2008 by kvietgrl · 64 Comments

Define Stereotype: A simplified and standardized conception or image invested with special meaning and held in common by members of a group. – Dictionary.com As we’re trying to simply explain how and why certain stereotypes about Asians exist through lighthearted humor, we are by no means endorsing them. We always try to make clear our [...]











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#93 Choreographed Dancing

Posted September 30th, 2008 by ryanfriday · 13 Comments

A few years ago, the TV show Asians commonly watched was “The Wade Robson Project.” Now recently, it is “America’s Best Dance Crew.” Asians absolutely, perhaps as equal as karaoke itself, love choreographed dancing. It is but one of the only things Asians are capable of being better at than other non-Asians. We can easily [...]

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#92 University of California

Posted September 24th, 2008 by ryanfriday · 25 Comments

Davis, Berkeley, UCLA, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Irvine; the Big 6 is what people like to call the Universities that Asians absolutely like. Well, on the horizon of graduating high school, Asians have the aspiration to attend one of these colleges. The evidence can be seen in plain statistics: pretty much a majority of the [...]

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#91 Multilingualism

Posted September 17th, 2008 by Shaun · 50 Comments

‘It’s tough being an Asian male growing up in a Western country. You’re often subjected to Asian stereotypes, and white guys tend to steal your girls a whole lot. However, you wanna know one great upside to being a Gen Y Asian in a Western country? If you keep your mouth shut and say nothing, [...]

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