Original Offenders

Original Offenders

Have the Tissues Ready as Twins Meet for the First...

Gracie Rainsberry and Audrey Doering, both age 10, were two average Am...

Obscure Crap

Amazing Asian Women In History: Trieu Thi Trinh, J...

So I have been researching heroic women in Asian history, and I must s...

From the Gut

Original Offenders: Patsy Takemoto Mink

Today is the last "Super Tuesday" aka the end of the Primary season an...

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Susan Ahn Cuddy

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Momofuku Ando

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

Flavah of the Week

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

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: James Shigeta

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Keye Luke

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Nobu McCarthy

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Misao Okawa

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

Original Offenders

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

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

Original Offenders

Female Samurai

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Larry Shinoda

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Dr. David Ho

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

Arty Farty

Happy Birthday, Freddie!

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

Original Offenders

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

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

Flavah of the Week

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

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

Flavah of the Week

Original Offenders: Eddie Fung

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

Original Offenders

Original Offenders: Christine Sterling

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

Original Offenders

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

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