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Jon Chu On Why 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Will Be Nothing Like 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra': While the first G.I. Joe movie sucked, based on what I've seen and read, director Jon M. Chu is a true Joe fan, and G.I. Joe: Retaliation might actually be awesome.

Interview With My Bully: When I confronted my bully about racism: Decades after being bullied, author Marie Myung-Ok Lee confronts her childhood bully, who taunted her for being Asian. Turns out, Lee has learned a lot more than the bully did.

Asian Americans: Why Can't We Get Cast In NYC?: NPR's Randy Gener reports on the recent panel discussion "RepresentAsian," in which participants talked about the severe lack of Asian presence on New York theater stages.

Offensive foul sparks memories: ESPN's stupid headline rolls back the clock to an era not known for its sensitivity: The flap over that ESPN headlines has one writer recalling an Illinois high school whose mascot was -- believe it or not -- The Chinks.

Friday Fuckery: Obama Booty Grab: When President Obama popped in a restaurant in SF's Chinatown, a few Chinese women got straight to the bottom of the issue. (Sorry, had to do that one.) Bicoastal Bitchin' cheers 'em on.

The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun Shares His Tips On Zombie Apocalypse Survival: How does one survive the zombie apocalypse? The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun shares some tips.

Tiger Mom Has Few Regrets: Amy Chua's infamous memoir, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has received a lot of backlash -- she's even been sent death threats. Chua says that the book was meant to be humorous, and in the end wouldn't change anything about it.

Red Baraat: Tiny Desk Concert: Red Baarat, which plays "rollicking funk music steeped in Northern India's wedding celebrations, with a dash of D.C. go-go beats and hip-hop," performs a set at the NPR Music offices.

The making of a prodigy: CNN profiles teen jazz saxophone prodigy Grace Kelly, who has been wowing audiences and playing with jazz legends since she was just nine years old.

Kero One Tour w/ Dynamic Duo, Simon D, Myk, Amoebahood Concert - Korea & Japan: Some behind-the-scenes footage from Kero One's recent tour with Korean hip hop group Dyanamic Duo.

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