10.23.2011

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An Open Letter to SNL on Why John Cho & Kal Penn Should Host: Philip over at You Offend Me You Offend My Family makes a reasonable suggestion to Saturday Night Live, asking the show to invite Harold and Kumar stars John Cho and Kal Penn as co-hosts.

Tomboy Style: Q&A | Jen Wang: Check out our good friend, blogger Jen Wang of Disgrasian, looking hot and getting interviewed for Tomboy Style.

New Face of Fashion: Asian Models: More Jen Wang! She was also recently interviewed for a Nightline segment, dropping some Disgrasian knowledge on the recent rise of Asian supermodels.

How I Learned 'Chinglish' (And Why You Should Too): In this guest blog for Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy, Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang talks about the issues behind his new comedy Chinglish, currently being performed on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre.

The Exchange: Mindy Kaling: Mindy Kaling talks to The New Yorker about her new book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns).



Touch Your Boobies (I Touch Mine!): Actress/blogger Lynn Chen urges you to touch your boobies. For breast cancer awareness month, ya perv.

Best Rap Moguls With A Business Plan: The Village Voice's "Best Of" issue has some kind words for Das Racist and their first full-length album Relax.

'2 Broke' Reviews and 1 Bad Stereotype-Han Lee is Killing Me Softly, With His Words: This reviewer has some unkind words on Han Lee, the stereotypical, lazily written Asian character on CBS' Two Broke Girls.

National Book Awards 2011: Julie Otsuka on Being Selected as a Finalist: Author Julie Otsuka talks to Random House about being selected as a finalist for 2011 National Book Awards for novel The Buddha in the Attic.

RE: Automator's Collage Song: Music producer Dan The Automator is working with Joseph Gordon-Levitt (and you, the user) to create a unique track for the collaborative hitRECord project.



Try #occupylibrary: Tiger Mom has some stern words for Occupy Wall Street. Yeah. Sometimes parents just don't understand.

Jobs Tried Exotic Treatments to Combat Cancer, Book Says: According to a new biography on Steve Jobs, when the technology icon learned he had cancer, he exacted a promise from Yo-Yo Ma to play at his funeral.

I Never Wanted to Be a Manager. But I've Learned. This week's edition of New York Times' "Corner Office" interviews Selina Lo, president and chief executive of Ruckus Wireless, on the challenges of leading and managing.

Congress Shouldn't Delay Justice Any Further: "As the last living generation directly affected by the exclusion laws begins to pass away, it is imperative that the House of Representatives follows the lead of the Senate and passes this resolution now to make sure that the victims get the closure they deserve and that our country lives up to its ideals."

Obama to honor UCSD's Chien for improving human health: Last week, bioengeer Shu Chien received the National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama for his groundbreaking studies on how blood flows and behaves.