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8.26.2012

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K-TOWN STYLE!: So you've seen "Gangnam Style." So you know the flood of parodies was inevitable. I am particularly fond of this one, featuring several friends of the blog, led by our man PK.

Beyond the Horse Dance: Viral Vid 'Gangnam Style' Critiques Korea's Extreme Inequality: By now you've witnessed the neon, snow-faced, horse-moves phenomenon that is the music video for PSY's "Gangnam Style." Here's a closer look into what Gangnam is, exactly, and how the video just may be a social critique on wealth disparities in South Korea.

Silence after Sikh shooting is deafening: Sharon Pian Chan has noticed that in the coverage of the Wisconsin shooting, the conversation is around defining Sikhism rather than asking questions about the killer or gun reform.

Wilson Tang: Don't Dismiss My Chinese Restaurant Because I Have White Customers: Wilson Tang is the owner of Nom Wah Tea Parlor in New York's Chinatown. He has something to say to the recent crop of Yelp reviewers who seek "authenticity."



Republicans Have Rape On The Brain, But Who Said Anything About Rape?: Jen from Disgrasian wonders why rape has to be involved in order for politicians to even begin thinking about women's rights.

New Field Poll in California says Asian Americans support the Affordable Care Act: A new poll shows that Asian Americans support the Affordable Health Care Act -- and even breaks this number down into ethnicities, giving analysts a better (though not perfect) perspective on this issue.

Muslim Self-Portraits (and Accusations) at Heart Mountain: At a Japanese American internment camp site, an art exhibit featuring photographs of Muslims has been the subject of complaints.

For Chinese-American Adoptees, Matters Of Identity: Linda Goldstein Knowlton's documentary Somewhere Between follows the very different stories of four girls adopted from China.



The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996 would include Dana Scully and Zack Morris: This brilliant piece of fan art re-imagines a 1996-era League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons whose membership includes Zack Morris from Saved By The Bell and Tequila Yuen from Hard Boiled.

'Premium Rush' Star Jamie Chung on Her Road From 'The Real World' to Hollywood: Eight years after appearing in one of the most controversial Real World houses ever, Jamie Chung has made the transition from reality-show castmate to film star.

Jeremy Lin had no effect on MSG stock, now at an all-time high: Did Jeremy Lin's departure from the Knicks have an effect on MSG stock? Nope.

DJ Chang Bang on His Cuban Roots and Florida's EDM Scene: Meet DJ Chang Bang, whose obsession with music began when he discovered his Cuban-Chinese mother's disco, funk, soul, and Latin music collection.