Washington Court Sets $2 Million Bail For Chinese Student Charged With Vehicular Homicide, So His Mom Writes A Cashier’s Check

Yichun Xu and Brenda Gomez
Yichun Xu, 19, was charged with vehicular homicide in Des Moines, Iowa Washington on November 10 for speeding through a stop sign and crashing into a car full of people, one of whom later died from her injuries. Xu was driving four female passengers and reportedly going up to 70 miles per hour in a... Read more »

Rich New York Woman Gave Up Two Chinese Children She Adopted, Currently Embroiled In Lawsuit

New York widow gives up Chinese children
By most accounts, Chinese children adopted by American families live better lives than they would have back home. It’s not really even close, in many cases, as the difference is quite literally that between a first-world country and a third-world environment. You can scan this adoption network’s FAQ to get an idea of the conditions... Read more »

Introducing: “Creepy White Guys,” For All You Single Asian Ladies

Creepy White Guys
If you're an Asian woman seeking love on the interwebs, or living in China (or many places in Asia, while we're at it), perhaps you can relate. There are only two posts on this new Tumblr, Creepy White Guys, but give it time. Surely there are more white men out there who love martial arts and anime and believe Asian girls are like lotus flowers, docile and submissive. Chrysanthemums, Mulan, tiger moms, dainty mushu dragons... we look forward to seeing these references, and more, in the coming days.

Watch: Amy Poehler And Asian American Star In Best Buy Super Bowl Ad

Amy Poehler and Asian American featured image
In a Super Bowl filled with moments, including Jacoby Jones’s 108-yard kickoff return, Colin Kaepernick’s touchdown scramble (longest TD run by a quarterback in Super Bowl history) that pulled the 49ers within two from 22 points down, Ed Reed’s interception, double-murderer Ray Lewis’s missed tackles, THE POWER OUTAGE (that enabled all of us to play... Read more »

Los Angeles moves to restrict Chinese birthing tourism

The East is Read
Calling southern California’s maternity hotels “underground money-making schemes,” a Los Angeles lawmaker wants them shut down in order to restrict the inflow of pregnant Chinese women seeking to give birth on American soil. Via Reuters: Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe asked colleagues to approve a series of steps designed to ultimately close the hotels –... Read more »

Jimmy Kimmel Sent Jay Chou To Play The Keyboard And Sing On Hollywood Boulevard, And Here’s The Result

Jay Chou on Hollywood Boulevard
Jay Chou would never, ever get away with walking down any street in China without getting mobbed, but he could in the US. The average American would turn his or her head, surely, because Chou's a megawatt superstar, but would he be recognized? Maybe not yet, but that could change, especially if he appears in any more great segments like this one from a recent Jimmy Kimmel episode.

In Uhmerica, 911 Operator Fuck-Up Costs Chinese Woman Her Life

The Chinese in America
AP reports: An Arkansas 911 operator did not enter a call into a computer system that would have notified police and fire dispatchers of a mother and son trapped inside a vehicle in a pond, authorities said Wednesday. The woman died hours later, and her 5-year-old son was in critical condition Wednesday, police said. The Little Rock... Read more »

Somehow, Someway, Google Came To The Conclusion That The “Make Me Asian” App Was A Bad Idea

Make Me Asian App NO
In November, Angry Asian Man noticed a very peculiar Android app that was being sold in Google Play: “Make Me Asian.” The program works by superimposing straw hats and fu manchus on user-uploaded pictures, which, um… yeah, don’t do that. Oh hells no. At the risk of giving this damn thing more attention than it... Read more »

There’s A Reason Hollywood Movies Keep Using The Same Chinese Restaurant: Stereotyping

Wu's Chinese Restaurant
Does the above look familiar? It should. The exterior and interior, in one way or another, has appeared in such movies as Men in Black III, Seinfeld, The Fisher King, Mickey Blue Eyes… And it most likely only exists on a Hollywood sound stage. As the movie location scout who runs the blog Scouting New York notes, the classic... Read more »

Chinese Band Marches In Rose Bowl Parade

Chinese band at Rose Bowl parade
This is a nice story, which you should check out if you’re into that kind of thing. At the famous New Year’s Day Rose Bowl parade on Tuesday in Pasadena, California, 57 middle school students from Beijing marched alongside San Jose’s Valley Christian High School. CNN has the inspiring story of how it all came... Read more »