A Peek at Issue 8

January 25, 2006


Remodeling the Minority: The prospects for Vietnamese Americans in a “new” New Orleans.
By Wendy Cheng

Girl, Interrupted: In Koreatown, the newest matchmakers are pretty-boys with headsets and a firm grip.
By Kai Ma

Ninety Degree Angle: Has Robert Sarmast found the island of Atlantis, or has he lost perspective?
By Monica Lam

Marvi Lacar: Exploring relative realities.

REDUX | Another Look at Media

Surf’s Up: Angry Asian Man tours the Asian American blogsphere.
By Phil Yu

Looking For Love: Where else would you search but the Internet?
By Harry Mok

F.O.B. | Front of the Book

Hero or Villain? Some APAs in the limelight may be equally loveable and loathsome.
By Momo Chang

Hero or Villain?—The Goods: Are these Asian goods any good?
By Rudy Beredo

The Cook With A Gun: On Jack Shirai’s life and death in the Spanish Civil War.
By Rocky Choi

My Little China Doll: Searching for ourselves at the toy store.
By Han Pham


So You Wanna Be a Ninja?
By Ryan Furtado


Candy All the Time: The incarnations of Bow Wow Wow’s Annabella Lwin.
By Russell Reza-Khaliq Gonzaga

Armed with a Camera: Stories of a post-9/11 America, as captured by a Sikh American.
By Neelanjana Banerjee

A Writing Life: Conversations with R. Zamora Linmark.
By Marianne Villanueva


What We Can Get Away With
Fiction by Lara Stapleton


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.



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