Japanese whaling and dolphin hunting has attracted international media attention. The Shepherd Society, headed by founder Paul Watson, has been one of the leaders
Last fall, Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, received national attention for an article
Back in August, radio talk show personality Laura Schlessinger ended her radio show after using the N-word 11 times in response to a Black female caller.
The Harrison Ford movie “Extraordinary Measures” was released on DVD last month. This movie is based on a true story.
By Mark Lee Northwest Asian Weekly The Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight has now been called off. Pacquiao has also filed a defamation lawsuit against Mayweather, his father Floyd Sr., his uncle Roger, and Golden Boy Promotions for allegedly accusing him of using performance-enhancing drugs.
On Oct. 2, Ehren Watada was discharged from the U.S. Army under “other than honorable conditions.” Ehren is the Asian American Army officer who refused to deploy to Iraq because he claimed the war was illegal.
At my high school, there were the freaks (also known as stoners), the jocks, and everybody else.
The football jocks were the royalty of the high school, and you felt honored if they took the time out of their glamorous life to say hi to you.
Two significant events in Asian American media are currently pending. One is regarding the release of “Americanese,” a film adapted from Shawn Wong’s novel “American Knees,” which will be released later this year. The other is a new novel by Amy Tan.
By Mark Lee Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: This is the launch of a new monthly Northwest Asian Weekly opinion column by Mark Lee. Each month, Lee will raise topical questions and discuss issues that may be relevant to our readers. Note that, in writing for the NWAW, Lee is not representing the viewpoints of […]