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6.09.2019

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How Ali Wong And Randall Park's New Rom-Com 'Always Be My Maybe' Came To Be
I had a blast talking to Randall Park and Ali Wong about their Netflix romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe for the upcoming summer issue of Character Media.

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Dispute Arises Over 'No-No Boy,' a Classic of Asian-American Literature With a Complex History
John Okada's 1957 novel about a Japanese American draft resister has been republished by Penguin Classics, but a copyright claim raises questions over its ownership.

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Stonehenge
"In their attractive, polished faces, I saw that Stonehenge was as familiar to them as having a gun held to my face was to me." Min Jin Lee on writing and cultural referents.

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Going Home With Ocean Vuong He's best known as an award-winning young poet, and he's now getting attention for his novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous. But Kat Chow first knew him as a talented writer a couple of years ahead of her in high school.

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When being Asian American means bacon and eggs and hamburgers
An ode to the Bay Area’s Asian American-owned diners, burger joints and sandwich shops.

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The Bookstore That Tells the Stories of Asian American Activism Florence Makita Hongo founded and manages the Asian American Curriculum Project in San Mateo.

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For the Original K-Pop Stars, Survival Depended on Making it in America The Kim Sisters' success in Las Vegas allowed their family in war-torn Korea to eat.

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Shannon Lee Talks 'Warrior' And How Hollywood Honors And Exploits Her Father's Legacy Shannon Lee is the executive producer of Cinemax's Warrior and daughter of martial arts legend Bruce Lee.

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Ali Wong And Randall Park On Rapping, Rom-Com Tropes And (Keanu) Reeves
Ali Wong and Randall Park talk to NPR about their version of When Harry Met Sally.

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The Lyrics to Always Be My Maybe's 'I Punched Keanu Reeves' Rap, Annotated by Randall Park
The lyrics to Always Be My Maybe's signature track, annotated by star/writer/emcee Randall Park.