It Continues…

February 18, 2008

Today’s post brings us to another Hollywood abomination, this time Dreamworks’ upcoming Kung Fu Panda. It’s an animated feature starring Jack Black as a panda who wants to learn Kung Fu. It does have actual Asians like Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, and James Hong, but really, it’s just another movie equating Asia = martial arts […]

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More Hollywood Shenanigans

February 7, 2008
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First I would be remiss not to say: Happy Lunar New Year (AKA Chinese New Year, since evidently some people don’t know that countries other than China celebrate it). I hope you all have a prosperous Year of the Rat. A few posts ago I talked about Heavenly Kingdom, which is a long-awaited collaboration featuring […]

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What the…?

February 3, 2008
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I’m sitting here watching the Super Bowl, mostly for the commercials as I do every year. Well, I just saw one from some website I’ve never heard of called that literally left me speechless. You can check it out yourself by going to their website and clicking on the commercial with the panda in […]

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Asian Gladiators?

January 22, 2008
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I’ve been watching NBC’s revival of the old American Gladiators show recently. I have to say it’s both hugely entertaining and hugely nostalgic, and I do enjoy the cheesy sort-of-like-pro-wrestling schtick they give to the Gladiators. (Especially Wolf. That guy is awesome.) But I’m writing about it here as I noticed something last night. Last […]

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Political Upheaval

January 11, 2008
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Apologies for the long hiatus, folks. Maybe I should make my New Years’ resolution to post more often, but we’ll see if that actually happens. A recent article from BBC News alleges discrimination against Asians (mostly people from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, so not the East Asians I talk about most on this site, but […]

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The Forbidden Kingdom

November 30, 2007
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Some of you may know about the upcoming movie, The Forbidden Kingdom. Here’s a promo trailer for it: Before all I knew about this movie was that it was a collaboration between Jet Li and Jackie Chan. Now that I’ve seen the trailer I’m hella excited for the movie given the epic setting and […]

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Random Rant: New Asians on TV

November 13, 2007
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So yesterday I turned on the TV to NBC a few minutes early before my weekly viewing of Heroes. I caught the last few minutes of some show called Chuck. From what I’ve gathered this season, it’s about some random guy who gets caught up dealing with some secret agent girl and he falls in […]

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Chinese Medicine: Eat More Food!

October 27, 2007
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Folks, we are in the midst of an international crisis. I was alarmed to see this article on the BBC News: BBC News – Obesity ‘epidemic’ turns global That’s right folks, we Asians are in the midst of a terrible health crisis. For us Asian-Americans, it’s easy to tell just by looking around that there […]

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October 23, 2007

Welcome to the new Bitter Asian Men! I’ve converted the website to a blog format for ease of updating and managing. I’m hoping that the new format will encourage more frequent updates from me as well as lessen the busywork associated with managing the site. All of the old content is still accessible from links […]

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Yellow Journalism: Harry Potter Bombshell

October 23, 2007
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NEW YORK – J.K. Rowling, author of the mega-selling Harry Potter series, outed a beloved character Friday night while appearing before a full house at Carnegie Hall. After reading briefly from the final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, she took questions from audience members. She was asked by one young fan whether Cho […]

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