Music Video Parody: "I'm Asian American" by Douglas Kim

Got this passed along to me, found it kind of amusing... Los Angeles-based actor Douglas Kim recently wrote and produced this music video, "I'm Asian American," a parody of Ben Folds' "Rockin the Suburbs." It skewers some popular misperceptions and recent portrayals of Asians in media, alluding to some of the issues and incidents that I've mentioned here on this blog. Check it out:

I like the Office Space moment, when he bashes that cello. Basically, Douglas is just trying to be regular dude living regular life in regular America, but everyone has their own ideas of what he should be. Here's some more background behind the video, in Doug's own words: Making of Asian American.

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