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Posts made in December, 2008

No Time for Losers

Posted by on Dec 13, 2008 in Asian American, Ed, Writing | 10 comments

No Time for Losers

I’ve read in the Harvard Business Review that successful people take the time to celebrate their victories.  So here I am celebrating with the greatest woman in the world, my wife Cindy. Shucks, I won the Member’s Choice Award for This Is a Bust at the Asian American Literary Awards ceremony on Monday.  This is the second time I’ve won it, the first being back in 2003 for this dirty little book. I’m very humbled, since this is the one award based on votes from members...

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Asian American Literary Awards — Yes!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2008 in Asian American, Writing | 0 comments

Asian American Literary Awards — Yes!

Wow, two posts in one day? You know I wouldn’t do this for nuthin’.  In fact, I heartily endorse this product or service: Celebrate the Eleventh Annual Asian American Literary Awards! Since 1998, The Asian American Writers’ Workshop has presented the Annual Asian American Literary Awards, the premier honor for Asian American writers in the country. This year, the Workshop will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of M. Butterfly by reuniting actor B.D. Wong and playwright...

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Robyn Hitchcock Sounds Great When You’re Alive

Posted by on Dec 1, 2008 in Music | 1 comment

Robyn Hitchcock Sounds Great When You’re Alive

The iPhone’s camera captures everything with amazing resolution: Robyn at Symphony Space. I’ve had mixed feelings about Robyn Hitchcock for many years but now I love him. The first song I ever heard by him was “Sounds Great When You’re Dead” on the local college radio station probably around 3 in the morning.  (Funnily enough, years later I would have a radio show at my college station from 1 to 5 in the morning on Thursdays.) What struck me was that it was so...

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