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Posts made in November, 2009

Let’s Give ‘White’ People Some Credit

Posted by on Nov 22, 2009 in Asian American, Ed, Writing | 4 comments

Let’s Give ‘White’ People Some Credit

How come Asians never sit in the front row? At the Page Turner festival a few weeks ago, I read a short piece in which I channeled my mother — accent, broken English and all. During the Q&A, this Asian woman asked me if I would read the same piece to a “white” audience, because in front of an “Asian” audience, “we’re all in on the joke” with the accent. I don’t remember exactly what I said, but I was annoyed and sort of mean (when the...

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Indianapolis -> NYC, via Greyhound (A Pictorial)

Posted by on Nov 3, 2009 in Ed, Pennsylvania, Writing | 1 comment

Indianapolis -> NYC, via Greyhound (A Pictorial)

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