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Original Offenders: Susan Ahn Cuddy

This was a historic week in American history for progress—everything...

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Original Offenders: Momofuku Ando

Today would’ve been the 105th birthday of one of the most important...

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DRUNK HISTORY Retelling of Daniel Inouye and the 4...

DRUNK HISTORY, currently on Comedy Central, has a brilliant but simple...

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Original Offenders: James Shigeta

It was a revelation: a Hollywood movie made in 1959 that starred an As...

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Original Offenders: Keye Luke

Like many of my generation, the first time I remember seeing Chinese A...

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Original Offenders: Nobu McCarthy

Nobu McCarthy passed away on this day in 2002 at the age of 67 of an a...

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Original Offenders: Misao Okawa

Misao Okawa aka the oldest known person in the world turns 116 years o...

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Original Offender: David Tran, Inventor of Srirach...

The LA Times has a great profile on David Tran, a Vietnamese refugee w...

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I want to know more about her. According to Wikipedia: “An onna-b...

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Original Offenders: Larry Shinoda

What do the 1963 Corvette Stingray, Mako Shark I and II, the Boss 302...

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Original Offenders: Dr. David Ho

Today marks the 59th birthday of Dr. David Ho, the Taiwanese American...

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Happy Birthday, Freddie!

Yesterday was Freddie Mercury's birthday. Offender Phil previously wro...

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Original Offenders: Burlesque Hall of Famer--Barba...

When we think of famous burlesque dancers, names like Gypsy Rose Lee,...

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Original Offenders: Afong Moy, the First Chinese W...

The world is so small these days that it’s hard to imagine being the...

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Original Offenders: Eddie Fung

A few years ago, Judy Yung, who was my Asian American studies professo...

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Original Offenders: Christine Sterling

Los Angeles’ Chinatown is still one of the most vibrant ethnic commu...

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Original Offenders: Ice Ice Desis -- Robin Bawa an...

With the National Hockey League playoffs well into the homestretch for...

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Olympic Gold Offender: Victoria Manalo Draves

I'll take 'American Icons' for $2000 please, Alex. "Jeopardy" host...

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Beers, The Draft and One Big Order of Wang

This past weekend in culmination of months of heightened, whispered an...

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Original Offenders: Marion Wong

If you think it’s difficult being an Asian American director today t...