Asian-American Archive

A Perk of Being Asian

A Perk of Being Asian

Photo by Nubby Tongue via Creative Commons Technically, it was my Vietnamese card that I pulled out this past Friday. On my husband’s suggestion that I get the pedicure I keep putting off, I visited a new-to-me nail salon. I primarily chose …
Asians Eat Weird Things (Video)

Asians Eat Weird Things (Video)

I am currently rocking to this song by the Fung Brothers “Asians Eat Weird Things.” When I was in elementary school, my mom told me not to tell my classmates about some of the Vietnamese food because they would think our family …
Not Quite Asian Enough?

Not Quite Asian Enough?

Camera installation outside the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA I’m used to being the token Asian at gatherings. I grew up that way. Growing up in small town Louisiana, I yearned to be part of a community …

I’m Speaking at V3Con!

Today I’m headed to Los Angeles for the very first time! I’m excited to be speaking at V3Con Digital Media Conference.  I’m honored to be speaking with my fellow panelists about how can parents tackle digital issues without saying “In my day….” You can …