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Posts made in June, 2008

Enter This Writing Contest. Now.

Posted by on Jun 20, 2008 in Asian American, Writing | 0 comments

Enter This Writing Contest. Now.

You are a writer and you’ve been looking for that special contest that will recognize your talent because although you’re somewhat modest, you’re also quite competitive. Here it is! Co-sponsored by the good people at Hyphen Magazine and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Preeta Samarasan won this contest in 2007 and — holy shit! — now has her first novel out, Evening is the Whole Day! I highly suggest you enter right now. ENTER THE 2008 HYPHEN...

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You’ve Been Away for So Long. . .Swervedriver Live in New York

Posted by on Jun 14, 2008 in Music | 2 comments

You’ve Been Away for So Long. . .Swervedriver Live in New York

Fuck, yes! If I were returning from the the Land of Dead and Gone Things and I could take one thing back with me to the Realm of the Living, it would be Swervedriver. Luckily, the band resurrected itself after a decade layoff and played at Manhattan’s Bowery Ballroom Wednesday June 11 and Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg (both sold out) on Thursday June 12. In all honesty, Swervedriver has never really formed a critical mass in terms of fandom, but their fans — dudes...

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I’m an Actor! I’m a Teacher! I’m on Tour!

Posted by on Jun 6, 2008 in Asian American, Ed, Writing | 1 comment

I’m an Actor! I’m a Teacher! I’m on Tour!

Damn, did I milk this doorway for photos, or what? Yo! Three things to announce. 1) “Super Hero Blues,” a short film by the amazing Greg Pak that I did a voice character for, has won a PBS award! It’s airing tomorrow (June 7) on TV or watch it here. Featured: amazingly transcendent actor Brian Nishii. 2) Looking for a writing class this summer in New York City? I highly suggest you enroll with me in what will surely be the class that ends all classes at the Asian American...

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