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6.23.2013

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Why Whites Should Fear Demographic Change: The New York Times recently ran an article concluding that over time -- though not exactly right around the corner -- white Americans will become the new racial minority. ChangeLab's Scot Nakagawa on what this means for our future.

The State of Asian Pacific Americans in Theatre: Why Does It Still Suck Ass?: Actor Miki Yamashita gives a rundown of "An Actor's Life For Me -- Celebrating Asian Pacific Americans in Theatre," hosted by the Actors' Equity Association in Hollywood last week.

Mind the Gap: Prince Gomolvilas at TEDxChapmanU: Playwright Prince Gomovilas talks about wearing boys' clothing, writing a play for eighth graders, and standing up to a multinational corporation.



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Joseph Kim: The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained.: A refugee now living in the US, Joseph Kim tells the story of his life in North Korea during the famine years. He's begun to create a new life -- but he still searches for the family he lost.

10 Essentials: Paul Qui: Top Chef Season 9 winner Paul Qui, who opens his first solo full-service restaurant Qui in Austin this month, gives us the ten everyday items he can't live without.

Director James Wan talks 'The Conjuring' and 'Insidious 2' and confirms we'll be seeing more of [spoiler] in 'Fast & Furious 7': Director James Wan talks about his two upcoming paranormal horror movies, but also drops some hints about what's next for the Fast & Furious franchise.



June Cover Story: Tokimonsta Making Her Mark in the Electronic Music Scene: Jennifer Lee, aka Los Angeles electronica music maker TOKiMONSTA, graces the cover of this month's KoreAm magazine.

Lisa Takeuchi Cullen's debut novel 'Pastors' Wives': Leonia writer's leap of faith: Lisa Takeuchi Cullen left journalism for a new venture: fiction writing. What led her to write Pastors' Wives, a novel about a spiritually-struggling Jersey girl whose husband becomes a pastor in the South?

'Crazy Rich Asians': Lives Of The .0001 Percent: NPR reviews Kevin Kwan's debut novel Crazy Rich Asians, a "breathless, high-speed romp through the lives of a group of megarich Asians."

List: 94 Asian Speculative Fiction Authors (with links): Need some summer reading? Speculative fiction author Carrie Cuinn has compiled a huge list of speculative fiction authors of Asian descent.