Archive for December, 2005



    Lisa Ling, formerly of The View, is now dating a man who wears a crotch sock. Perez Hilton dropped the bomb this week of Hollywood’s newest oddball couple when a source reportedly spotted Kieling getting hot and cutesy while

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  • Dragon and Horse Spirits Live On

    Dragon and Horse Spirits Live On

    For over a decade now, the Dragon Horse Lion Dance Association has been entertaining audiences, promoting family togetherness and carrying on the Chinese tradition and art form. The group’s name comes from the Chinese saying “Loong Mah Jing

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  • Global Briefs

    Global Briefs

    Stem-cell Scandal Raises Questions about S. Korea’s Culture SEOUL, South Korea — As South Korea’s top scientist Hwang Woo-suk falls from his lofty perch amid a wave of allegations questioning

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  • Arts Briefs

    Arts Briefs

    Superman’s Villain Kal Penn Speaks Out NEW YORK — Comedic actor Kal Penn is showing his villainous side in one of next year’s most eagerly anticipated films, Superman Returns.

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  • Food for Fuel

    Food for Fuel

    The Bay Area has seen its share of both windy and cold showers, and balmy and warm rain. And you can definitely feel the changes in season, especially at night. I’m using an extra blanket and I had to break out my Sunbeam

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  • Effort To Save Famed World Trade Center Architect Minoru Yamasaki’s Studios

    Effort To Save Famed World Trade Center Architect Minoru Yamasaki’s Studios

    Many Asian American leaders and historical experts nationwide are beginning to raise concerns over the possible demolition of famed architect Minoru Yamasaki’s 17,000-square-foot single story studio/office facility in the commercial district of Troy, Michigan.

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  • The Top Stories for 2005, and for 2006?

    The Top Stories for 2005, and for 2006?

    For the past 26 years, AsianWeek has proudly laid claim to being this nation’s largest and oldest English language publication serving the Asian American community. Whether providing the dramatic U.S. Census figures documenting the unprecedented growth of our

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  • Wary of the New ‘Mata Hari’ Image

    Wary of the New ‘Mata Hari’ Image

    Although the case against Southern California socialite and businesswoman Katrina Leung ended with almost all charges against her being dismissed, many say it raises grave concerns over a new kind of stereotyping that questions the loyalty of Asian Americans.

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  • Memories of Mom and Canals

    Memories of Mom and Canals

    What will we remember about 2005? On the positive side, Asian Pacific Americans saw individual and community accomplishments in politics, sports, film and other endeavors. On the downside, we endured the passing of Asian Pacific American heroes such as Fred Korematsu and non-APAs who gave […]

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  • Memoirs from a JA Male

    Memoirs from a JA Male

    As a Japanese-born male who spent a greater part of my adult life in the United States, I’ve had a keen interest in portrayals of Japan and Asians in the American media. I believe that negative portrayals found in movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s in […]

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