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#135 Jeremy Lin – Linsanity

Posted October 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 5 Comments

Our main man Jeremy Lin is living proof that Asians do in fact love #12 Basketball. In the past few months, he has fought through tons of adversity (name calling, doubters, and anything else you can think of) to emerge as the first (actually second) Asian American to play in the NBA. Here’s an article [...]











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#132 Lin Yu Chun (“Xiao Pang”)

Posted April 17th, 2010 by Peter · 10 Comments

Taiwanese singing sensation “Xiao Pang,” like many Asian Americans, was discouraged from singing because his parents thought it was a waste of time and did not support him– so he stopped. Inspired by Susan Boyle of Britain’s Got Talent, Lin Yu Chun’s greatest moment also came on a singing show (in Taiwan), where his rendition [...]

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Master of Business Card Throwing

Posted April 3rd, 2010 by Peter · No Comments

Who says you have to grow up being a doctor, dentist, or pharmacist? This Asian man is the “Master of Business Card Throwing” — someone that proves the existence of Gambit (from X-Men), and can definitely make an impression without having a Medical Degree. If you want to learn about Card Throwing, check out my [...]

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#128 Giving Vitamins as Gifts

Posted December 5th, 2009 by Peter · 12 Comments

Just in time for the Holidays, Sophia C. says: “Asians like to buy vitamins and other such supplements in the U.S. and bring them to Asia as gifts.  They love fish oil, Vitamin E, Vitamin B, Centrum Silver – and they must be American, American-made brands.” Hi Sophia! My family does this all the time when [...]

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