Break Stereotypes

I had such a bad self-image growing up. I think it was partly because there were very few male Asian role models in the media at the time.

They were either martial artists like Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, the nerdy types like Long Duk Dong (Sixteen Candles) and Toshiro Takachi (Revenge of the Nerds), or the wise old man like Mr. Miyagi (The Karate Kid). I was neither a martial artist, a nerd (I think), nor a wise, old man.

So I thought these videos of Bobby Lee from MADtv were totally hillarious:

I have to admit though that it was great that no one ever tried to pick a fight with me in school because they all thought I knew karate or kung fu. Suckers.


Watch Less Television

I’ve recently come to the realization that I watch too much television. Not so much that I find myself watching yet another installment of Real World, but just to the point that I watched an entire season of Big Brother 8. You know something is wrong when catch yourself watching other people live their lives who are secluded in a house. That should never be more interesting than your own life.

Anyway, here’s a video of Brian and Stewie from Family Guy at the 2007 Emmys paying homage to all of the garbage on the tube: