This week, Oliver and I discuss the Shirley Sherrod debacle and the bigger picture of the Obama Administration’s handling of race-related issues. We also share our thoughts on the new Christopher Nolan film Inception. And finally, in our one minute closing random thoughts, Oliver discusses the new bar for Asian American children and I discuss [...]
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This week, we discuss the recent Supreme Court decisions overturning Chicago’s handgun ban (Shocker: Junichi sides with Clarence Thomas and the NRA) and upholding Hasting Law School’s nondiscrimination policy, as well as thoughts on the Kagan confirmation hearings. Then, we move to the World Cup and how only one of us seems to be catching [...]
Evelyn McDonnell, acclaimed music journalist, joins us to talk about her recent LA Weekly cover story on Sandy West and the Runaways. Before that though, Junichi and I touch on the future of the Catholic Church in the wake of the sex abuse scandals and alleged cover-ups. Download and listen later.
Apparently, Complex is hiring Asian American majors with a top line Netflix account since someone was able to turn out a mind-blowing 51 pop culture examples of Asian men with non-Asian women. I have a few small quibbles (too much Jackie Chan and Jet Li examples, not knowing that Chi Muoi Lo and Sanaa Lathan [...]
JS and OW debate Year 1 of Obama and the Dems in control (and flailing!) plus the politics of Avatar. (In case you’re wondering, there is no Podcast #1.1 or 2.1, etc. #3.1 = first podcast of March. I guess technically, I should have done 3.1.10 but I’ll save that for 3.2.10).