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Featured Topic: Double Names

Posted January 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 8 Comments

This week’s post is a very thought provoking dissemination of common Asian naming conventions by none other than guest writer Vannie Sung! Hopefully, we as a SAPL community can help shed some light on this topic. Take it away, Vannie! Vannie says: I’d like to re-iterate the question that Shakespeare’s Juliet asked Romeo: “What’s in [...]











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#129 Numbering Their Kids

Posted December 19th, 2009 by Peter · 41 Comments

This week’s post from Viet Nguyen is about the age old question: “Where did I come from,” but from an Asian perspective. There is a tremendous amount of truth to this post, as my name is actually “fourth” in a two-person family (go figure). At any rate, Enjoy! From Wikipedia: In Western culture the White [...]

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Featured Video: White Collar Pressure on Asian Children/Adolescents

Posted October 30th, 2009 by Peter · 5 Comments

This is a video submission by Anthony about stereotypical expectations of Asian Parents and how 2nd generation Asians are breaking free of the mold. This video comically portrays a confronting conversation that some Asian youth experience. Where the Asian child gets a scolding because they choose not to pursue a typical white collar job. These [...]

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Featured Submission: Cheesy Ballads

Posted October 1st, 2009 by Peter · 21 Comments

This is a submission from our friends over at EurasianSensation about Cheesy Ballads. In it, ES sheds light on the Asian infatuation with outdated music, slow love songs, and much more. We hope you enjoy it! Cool people tend to like cool music – that is, music that is a little bit edgy, or totally [...]

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