Ken Tanaka, one of the directors of the funny skit "What Kind of Asian Are You?," which we featured here last week, has sent us a follow-up that features actors Stella Choe and Scott Beehner reading YouTube comments. If you think you already know how this is going to go, you're more or less correct.
Via YouTube as part of its comedy week, here's "What kind of Asian are you?," co-directed by David Neptune and Ken Tanaka.
An enthusiastic jogger finds herself sucked into a conversation with a very white and very American fellow jogger. Joking and misunderstading ensue... before payback.
They finished the Boston Marathon on Saturday as thousands of runners completed a one-mile run at Kenmore Square, along Boylston Street. This great idea was made doubly so by the display of solidarity above, with runners holding flags to honor the victims of the bombing on April 15. The Chinese flag, of course, is for Lu Lingzi.
Winsome goof Joe Biden, giving a commencement address at the Ivy League's University of Pennsylvania on May 13, delivered a few China barbs that probably shouldn't have come from a US vice president.
"It was a humiliating experience," Chinese citizen Zhang Tianpu, a graduating Wharton senior, told SCMP. "And how can a graduation speech be this political?"
Bo Jiang, the suspected Chinese spy who was pulled off a plane on March 16 just as it was preparing to fly him out of the country, downloaded more than just classified NASA documents and sensitive information, as revealed by Bloomberg. Actually, let’s back up a bit. Did he actually possess classified NASA documents and state... Read more »
Last Thursday at 11 pm, a 26-year-old Chinese man parked his new Mercedes on Brighton Avenue. What happened next, we'll let the Boston Globe tell it.
A man in dark clothes got out [of an old sedan that swerved behind him] and approached the passenger window. It was nearly 11 p.m. last Thursday.
The man rapped on the glass, speaking quickly. Danny, unable to hear him, lowered the window -- and the man reached an arm through, unlocked the door, and climbed in, brandishing a silver handgun.
A week after a pair of bombs placed near the finish line at the Boston Marathon killed three, wounded 183 (including 13 with lost or maimed limbs) and ignited a weeklong manhunt that culminated in a violent standoff with a pair of ethnic Chechens, Lu Lingzi, the 23-year-old Boston University graduate student from Shenyang who was killed in the... Read more »
New York Fucking City. Goddamnit. I warn you in advance, everything that follows is merely the work of Envy, so it may not be appropriate for all audiences. A rich fucking woman bought a prestigious New York City property recently, an apartment in the unifinished One57 tower on 57th St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. For her... Read more »
The US Justice Department has filed charges against a Chinese researcher it nabbed off a China-bound airplane on Saturday night as it was pulling away from the gate at Dulles International Airport. Bo Jiang, who is suspected of spying, held a one-way ticket and lots of sensitive information, according to CBS News. He will appear for a detention hearing on Thursday.
You don’t have to brand yourself, of course, because that would be racist. But this is very interesting, via Vancouver’s Straight.com via Reddit: On the ICBC website, the public auto insurer notes its official “L and N signs let other motorists know you’re a new driver or motorcycle rider”. Apparently, some drivers are going one step... Read more »