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The Sympathizer: Endings Are Hard, Aren't They?  Season 1, Ep 7

Back in Vietnam, the Captain is forced to tell his story, and confront the decisions that haunt his past. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 2, 2024 - 6 comments

The Sympathizer: The Oriental Mode of Destruction   Season 1, Ep 6

Convinced that the General's military operation is doomed, the Captain searches for ways to expose the mission and save Bon. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 2, 2024 - 1 comment

The Sympathizer: All for One  Season 1, Ep 5

After a lengthy stint at the hospital, the Captain discovers that the General has started recruiting for a secret military operation. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 15, 2024 - 1 comment

The Sympathizer: Give Us Some Good Lines  Season 1, Ep 4

As a reluctant consultant on a Hollywood film, the Captain navigates the egos and personalities of an increasingly chaotic production. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on May 7, 2024 - 3 comments

The Sympathizer: Love It or Leave It  Season 1, Ep 3

The Captain and Bon craft a plan to quell the General's anxieties. Later, the Captain meets the Auteur, who wants to make a film about war. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 30, 2024 - 0 comments

The Sympathizer: Good Little Asian  Season 1, Ep 2

As he adjusts to life in Los Angeles, the Captain is forced to find someone to implicate when the General begins to suspect a mole. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 26, 2024 - 3 comments

The Sympathizer: Death Wish  Season 1, Ep 1

With the fall of Saigon imminent, the Captain juggles the Communist party, the South Vietnamese army, his CIA handler, and his conscience. [more inside]
posted by toastyk on Apr 16, 2024 - 5 comments

Movie: AKA Mr. Chow

Explores the life and career of Michael Chow - a Zelig figure who owns restaurants around the world that celebrities and artists flocked to, is the son of a Chinese opera star, and now is asserting himself as an artist.
posted by larrybob on Jan 9, 2024 - 2 comments

Book: The Color of Wealth

The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide
posted by aniola on Dec 26, 2023 - 1 comment

Book: Yellowface - R.F. Kuang

White lies. Dark humor. Deadly consequences… Bestselling sensation Juniper Song is not who she says she is, she didn’t write the book she claims she wrote, and she is most certainly not Asian American—in this chilling and hilariously cutting novel from R.F. Kuang
posted by soelo on Jul 17, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: The Wedding Banquet

Ang Lee's early dramedy-farce about a gay Taiwanese-American man, a fake relationship that threatens his real one, New York City in the early 1990s, and parental love.
posted by brainwane on Nov 21, 2022 - 1 comment

Fresh Off the Boat: Year Of The Rat  Season 2, Ep 11

The Huangs are getting everything in order to celebrate Chinese New Year with their family in Washington, D.C. But a mix-up with their plane tickets forces them to spend the holiday in Orlando. Scrambling to find other Asians to celebrate with, they stumble upon the Asian-American Association of Orlando, which is hosting their own interpretation of a Chinese New Year celebration.
posted by gemutlichkeit on Feb 8, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: The Search for General Tso

Who was General Tso, and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish. [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit on Jan 18, 2015 - 12 comments

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