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On the Road Again!

Posted by on Jun 11, 2009 in Asian American, Ed, Writing | 2 comments

On the Road Again!

No, not here, though I wish! Hey, all, I want to let you know about an event coming up this Sunday. Bad news: it’s not in New York City. Good news: it takes place in Paramus, New Jersey! More good news: I’ll be on a panel with the beautiful Wendy Lee and equally beautiful Sung Woo. Sunday June 14, 2009, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Books NJ 2009 Panel Discussion – The Immigrant Experience (yeah, bay-bee!) featuring Wendy Lee, Ed Lin, Sung J. Woo. Paramus Public Library 116 East...

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I’m 40 and I Saw Grant Hart Play

Posted by on Jun 2, 2009 in Asian American, Ed, Music, Writing | 3 comments

I’m 40 and I Saw Grant Hart Play

Grant Hart, a one-man band who knows how to wage psychic warfare. Well a whole bunch of things have happened lately that I haven’t been blogging about. I’ve seen The Vaselines twice again when they came through Manhattan and Brooklyn in mid-May.  I didn’t bother write about the shows because they have been so extensively covered I didn’t know what else I could add to it and also I wrote about their two shows in the New York City area a year ago. I’ve also got...

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I’ve Had Stuff on My Plate

Posted by on Mar 1, 2009 in Asian American, Ed, Writing | 3 comments

I’ve Had Stuff on My Plate

A Korean chain opens their first American outlet in America! In NYC! Kimchi and hotdogs and bulgogi all in a wrap! And speaking of wrap, here’s a wrap-up as to why I haven’t been posting as of late. I’ve been busy, mostly holed up writing and watching many, many movies. Yes, I said writing!  The sequel to This Is a Bust is coming out on St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne/Minotaur in Winter 2010, but the specific “pub date” has not yet been set. Whew!  I have...

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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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Back in Da City

Posted by on Jul 23, 2008 in Ed, Writing | 3 comments

Back in Da City

  From Portland, Maine’s Holiday Inn: Please Reuse The Towels. . .Or I’ll Shred You With My Talons! Yes, I got back to New York super early Saturday, but I’ve been too overwhelmed by everything until now to recount my travels.  It also didn’t help that the Greyhound I was taking from Cambridge, Mass., to New York arrived for boarding an hour late (11:30 pm instead of 10:30 pm), meaning we’d get back into Da City at 3 am instead of 2 am.  And it really...

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Intensities in the Twin Cities and an Upcoming Incident at Exeter

Posted by on Jul 6, 2008 in Ed, Writing | 3 comments

Intensities in the Twin Cities and an Upcoming Incident at Exeter

Yeah, that’ll work! I’m reading in Minneapolis!  The land of Husker Du and the Replacements!  Soul Asylum! And the seldom-heralded Man-Sized Action! I’m also going to Exeter, N.H., which is probably best known for the Phillips Exeter Academy and for this infamous UFO account. After that, it’s Portland, Maine, and then Boston. Although I’ve been to Boston many times, these are my first visits to the states of Minnesota, New Hampshire and Maine!  So show up, or...

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