Looking Pretty Damn Good

November 22, 2004

Now, for the news:

No surprises here. TV networks get graded on diversity and fail miserably. Priceless quote from Karen Narasaki of the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition: "I said, `So Asians don't look good scantily clad? I just came back from Hawaii and they look pretty damn good.'"

Whatever happened to James Yee, who was falsely accused of spying? He gets a hero's welcome in Sacramento.

And here's an update on a story we reported on in Issue 1. David Wong has been in prison for more than a decade for a murder he most likely didn't commit. His lawyers file for dismissal.

Contributor: 

Melissa Hung

Founding Editor

Melissa Hung is the founding editor of Hyphen. She was the editor in chief for the magazine's first five years and went on to serve in many other leadership roles on the staff and board for more than a decade. She is a writer and freelance journalist. Her essays and reported stories have appeared in NPR, Vogue, Pacific Standard, Longreads, and Catapult, among others. A native Texan, she lives in California. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.