A new videogame turns its focus on Japanese internment camps in the racially segregated South.
Since I was very
young, I have seen photographs of Jerome, AR. In one, my grandmother is
standing in front of a black tar paper-covered barrack. She is holding my
infant mother, who is wrapped in...
Lazy Susan, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011
How to use a Chinese finger trap in multiple survival situations.
WHAT YOU NEED
• Chinese Finger Trap, natch
• A Situation
The Chinese finger trap dates back to the early 6th century BC when Lao Tzu, under attack by alien rebels...
Recipe, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011
If you hate your job, don't be so Asian American about it.
There comes a time in your life when your job doesn't feel like a job. It starts to feel like a career, like work you want to do for the rest of your life. You don't mind waking up every morning...
Popped: Pop Culture, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011
Two Japanese Americans’ tale of survival during tough times
Sadako Kashiwagi cherishes a certain knitted charcoal-gray sweater she’s worn for more than 40 years. It was a gift from a store owner who had fallen on hard times and had to close shop. At the...
Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, People
Jubilee Project’s viral videos have raised over $28,000 for nonprofits.
Whether to fundraise, bring awareness to the rescue of North Korean refugees or help build the first secondary school in Lenana, Kenya, Eddie Lee knows how to make viral videos that captivate the...
Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Q+A
Entrepreneurs churn trash into fungal treasure.
In the spring of 2009, three guys stood over a five-gallon paint bucket holding seven fresh oyster mushrooms. University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business students Alex Velez and...
Food and Agriculture, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011
Archiving the oft-ignored fashion histories of American women of color.
Lisa Wong Macabasco
Growing up in 1980s Southern California, Minh-Ha Pham remembers accompanying her mother as she shopped. But instead of returning with arms full of shopping bags, her mother brought back a head...
Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011, Style
Pop cultural emcee Adam WarRock talks rap.
Adam Warrock — the Korean American attorney turned pop culture-obsessed rapper who won 2011’s Kollaboration Atlanta, the city’s annual Asian American talent show — is nothing if not hard to define...
Music, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011