John Cho, Eric Byler Featured in Spaces Issue of Hyphen

May 29, 2008

  • Cho talks about starring in "Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay" and what it's like to take on the iconic role of Sulu in the "Star Trek" prequel movie.
  • Speaking of "Star Trek," we'll go where no magazine has gone before and scrutinize the white-dominated utopian future envisioned by the show and movies.
  • Byler, the filmmaker behind "Charlotte Sometimes" and "Tre," discusses art, activism and his support for Barack Obama.
  • Hyphen lays down the odds on who will be the first Asian American to run for president.
  • We'll look at the burgeoning Asian Pacific Islander prison population, what binds API inmates together and the writings of ex-prisoner Eddy Zheng.
  • An actor, a museum curator, a balloonist, an Elvis collector and an ocean swimmer tell us how they use their space.
  • We'll look at the legacy and rebirth of Seattle's Wing Luke Museum and the International Hotel in San Francisco.
  • We profile "Jonah Hex" creator Tony DeZuniga, leader of the “Filipino Invasion” of American comics

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Harry Mok

Editor in chief

Editor in Chief Harry Mok wrote about growing up on a Chinese vegetable farm for the second issue of Hyphen and has been a volunteer editor since 2004. As a board member of the San Francisco and New York chapters of the Asian American Journalists Association, Harry has recruited and organized events for student members. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was also a graduate student instructor in the Asian American Studies Department.