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George Takei is the Broker of Star Peace: Our elder statesman George Takei, best known as Sulu on Star Trek, steps in to broker the peace between warring internet supporters of the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises -- and identifies a mutual threat to all.

Anatomy Of A Bad Confession, Part 1 & Anatomy Of A Bad Confession, Part 2: WBUR details the 2008 interrogation of 16-year-old Nga Truong by Worcester police that led to a false confession and arrest on the charge of murdering her baby.

When Will We Stop the Scapegoating? Deepa Iyer, Executive Director of South Asian American Leading Together, speaks out against the growing tide of xenophobia in American political discourse targeting South Asian, Arab and Muslim communities.

I Was Called a Chink on BART: Justin Tse shares about a recent encounter he had with a racist passenger while riding public transit.

Got the Music Bug: An Interview with musician Andrew Figueroa Chiang: Asia Pacific Arts interview musician Andrew Figueroa Chiang, one of my favorite artists (and one of my favorite people), fresh off of the Blazing Rays of the Sun's show-stopping performance at Kollaboration 2011.

'Glee' Star Harry Shum Jr. On His Biggest Dance Number Yet: All things considered, it's already been one hell of a season for Harry Shum Jr. on Glee.

Joy Osmanski - Acting in Hollywood: Joy Osmanski, the voice of Julie on Fox's Allen Gregory, joins the National Film Society to talk headshots, Hollywood and Jonah Hill.

Angelina Jolie and 'Kung Fu Panda 2' Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Hollywood's Female Director Deficit, New 'Kung Fu Panda 3': The Hollywood Reporter interviews Angelina Jolie and Kung Fu Panda 2 director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, the highest-grossing female director of all time.

Fast Five is One of TIME's Top 10 Movies of 2011: Justin Lin's Fast Five has found an unlikely spot on TIME critic Richard Corliss' Top 10 Movies of 2011.

Into the Great Wide Open: the YOMYOMF YouTube Network Begins: Philip of YOMYOMF talks about the "daunting and scary" challenge of creating a new online Asian American-oriented YouTube channel from scratch, with no previous guidelines or precedent.

Pats' Chung makes big hits like reggae star mom: A great profile on New England Patriots star Patrick Chung, whose mother Sophia George-Chung is a former hit reggae recording artist in her native Jamaica.

The Hundred Schools Of Thought: Part One: Arist and musician Jie-Song Zhang writes about his experiences with Bejing's hip-hop underground, and the constellation of artists, radicals and regular kids that gravitate towards that scene's orbit.

Tao Jones: The 'Grinch Teach': Jeff Yang's latest 'Tao Jones' column for the Wall Street Journal is all about the cultural differences around Christmas, giving gifts, and dropping that holiday knowledge bomb on the kids: there's no such thing as Santa Claus.

MULTICULTURAL MONDAY: Are Asian American Students "Good Enough"? Writer Paula Yoo, author of the young adult novel Good Enough, sounds off on that recent Associated Press article about Asian American college applicants who are choosing not to reveal their ethnicity out of fear of discrimination.

Hear them roar: Children of 'tiger moms' rebel: Two Beijing school girls are pushing back against overly ambitious parents with The Complete Book of Combat With Mum, an online manual that teaches the fine art of softening a Tiger Mom's cold heart.

In an Open-Source Society, Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants: "The Internet isn't really a technology. It's a belief system, a philosophy about the effectiveness of decentralized, bottom-up innovation. And it's a philosophy that has begun to change how we think about creativity itself."

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