Issue 13: Hybrid - Winter 2007

Features

Many multiracial Asian American use the term hapa to deinfe themselves and their identity. But some Native Hawaiians say the word is being misused and part of a mass aproproation of their culture.

Alex Yoshio MacDonald - January 1, 2008

Featurettes

The face of hapa.

Melanie - January 1, 2008
  • Videos from Jiz Lee and Syd Blakovich feature feminist, sex-positive images of queer couples, a rarity in the adult industry.

Music

The musical chameleon, from Slash to puppet shows.

Dakota Kim - January 1, 2008

Food and Agriculture

We're obsessed with food, so what's up with the lack of Asian American celebrity chefs?

Neela Banerjee - January 1, 2008

Film

We've been desensitied by more violence, but viewing mass killer Seung-Hui Cho's manifesto is still chiling.

Jason Coe - January 1, 2008

Books

Maverick writer Ed Lin invades Chinatown

Neela Banerjee - January 1, 2008

Editor's Note

Harry Mok - November 7, 2011

FRONT OF THE BOOK

The musical chameleon, from Slash to puppet shows.

Dakota Kim - January 1, 2008
  • A revamped cokkstove aids refugees and saves the environment.
  • A revamped cookstove aids refugees and saves the environment.
  • The new model for Asian American child prodigies is all about the Benjamins, baby.
  • A fresh crop of Asian American fashion designers are on the rise.
  • Performance artist Robert Karimi gets to hearts (and minds) through the stomach.

Media & Pop Culture

Without hotdogs and spelling, what do we have?

hyphenmagazine1 - January 1, 2008
  • We're obsessed with food, so what's up with the lack of Asian American celebrity chefs?

Takeout

Leather with a tropical twist.

Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik - January 1, 2008