Issue 15: Road Trip - Fall 2008


Reflections on life where there are no Chinatowns, where sushi is made with 'whaat rahs' and where Asian Americans can be black or white.

Harry Mok - August 1, 2008
  • Seven years after 9/11, Asian Americans reflect on how their lives and communities have changed.


Graffiti, calligraphy and sumi inks influence work of mural painters.

Alexandra Chang - August 1, 2008

First Person

A Chinese American woman weighs good will against personal mores in considering egg donoration.

Carol Suh - August 1, 2008


Hip-hop artist Nomi's social conscience flows with the Filipino American community.

Christine Joy Ferrer - August 1, 2008


Socheata Poeuv's New Year Baby documents her family's return to Cambodia's killing fields.

Ravi Chandra - August 1, 2008


A hospital full of Asian American doctor-writers is reviving the medical narrative genre.

Neela Banerjee - August 1, 2008

Digital Culture

On the hunt for virtual Asian American communities.

Neela Banerjee - August 1, 2008


Hyphen's sensei of sensibility answers your questions about Asian culture.

Interrogasian - August 1, 2008
  • How to make your own movie-esque road trip.
  • Melissa Li and Kit Van's Good Asian Drivers tour is unleashing powerful queer spoken word and folk songs across the country.
  • A visual landscape of Asian American cultural influences in mainstream America.
  • From Peru to New Zealand, author Jennifer 8. Lee traveled the world in search of the best Chinese restaurant outside of China.

Media & Pop Culture

More TV ads are featuring Asian Americans, but are they debunking stereotypes?

Alex Jong-Seok Lee - August 1, 2008