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    Asians Go Viral With Frozen

    Disney’s Frozen may not be the greatest Disney movie ever made, but it’s certainly been its biggest viral hit, and biggest money maker in a while. Youtube users usually upload one or two of the most popular songs, but Disney put up official versions of […]

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  • Surviving Islander who saved Kennedy

    JFK PT-109 Video Festival

    If you have thoughts about how you were or are still affected by JFK and the events at Dealy Plaza, let us know in your comments. It’s nearly 50 years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and it’s been nearly non-stop documentaries on JFK […]

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  • Appearing on Ding Ding TV were l to r Jeff Tong, George Leong, Gerrye Wong, Diana Ding, Michael McKechnie

    AsianWeek.com Partners With Ding Ding TV

    AsianWeek.com is pleased to announce a new partnership with Ding Ding TV, the first Chinese Internet television station in the Silicon Valley. According to founder Diana Ding, an award winning program director and popular Chinese radio and television program personality, Ding Ding TV’s mission is to […]

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  • Chinese Student Is Third Boston Marathon Massacre Victim

    Chinese Student Is Third Boston Marathon Massacre Victim

    [Part 1 | 2 ] From the telegraph “China is in mourning after the third fatal victim of the Boston Marathon bombing was named as Lu Lingzi, a 23-year-old student from Shenyang in the northeastern province of Liaoning.”…  friend, Zhou Danling, was in a “stable […]

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  • Feeling Groovy + Other Asian Video Covers

    Feeling Groovy + Other Asian Video Covers

    Latest round of amazing covers by Asians I’ve run across El Condor Pasa (I’d Rather Be – Simon Garfunkel) by a japanese duo “bankwilliams” The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) Simon Garfunkel “We love this song!! We are Japanese enjoying playing variouis kinds of […]

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  • Korea’s Girl’s Generation Twinkle Dominates YouTube with 6M hits in 5 days

    Korea’s Girl’s Generation Twinkle Dominates YouTube with 6M hits in 5 days

    Hu’s On First Blog GIRLS’ GENERATION TWINKLE Music Video Traditionally, Asian girl groups have been fun but haven’t been able to make much of a dent compared to western groups, but this popped up in my Youtube feature list with about 1 million hits a […]

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    Video: Karen Mok Covers Karen Carpenter’s Close to You

    [Hu’s On First Blog] Music Video: (hat tip to Larry Shingawa) Karen Mok (Wikipedia, open source) Chinese name 莫文蔚 Pinyin Mò Wénwèi (Mandarin) Jyutping mok6 man4 wai3 (Cantonese) Birth name Karen Joy Morris Origin Hong Kong Born (1970-06-02) 2 June 1970 (age 41) Hong Kong Occupation […]

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  • Saturday Night Live not-Rasuru-ist J-Pop sketch

    Bad J-Pop Sketch is Jap in NBC’s Armor

    [See the video on my blog: link] Good grief, after Jeremy Lin national lesson on Asian American Sensitivity we get THIS? SNL even did a decent Jeremy Lin sketch throwing out every insensitive pun out there, while firing a guy for making an insensitive remark […]

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  • Josh, Susan, Braden and Charlie Powell in happier days

    Demons and Saints: The Murder of Josh and Susan Powell’s Family

    Josh, Susan, Braden and Charlie Powell in happier days [Complete timeline on my blog] Asianweek is supposed to be about Asian American stories, not about Ex-Mormon Dads from Hell. Yet  as a Seattle resident, and a Christian Asian American Dad who feels a bit of […]

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  • Can Asian Americans Save Classical Music?

    Can Asian Americans Save Classical Music?

    Can Asian Americans Save Classical Music? Slate’s Michael Ahn Paarlberg asks Can Asians Save Classical Music? But there is one group that still likes classical music and, what’s more, pays to hear it performed: Asians. Of Asian-Americans ages 18-24 responding to the same survey, 14 percent […]

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