Columnist, TV-radio-pod host, journalist, humorist

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Refreshingly modest, all things considered.

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@emilamok — 1,306 followers, 6,618 tweets

DACA kid told me a couple of friends had been detained by ICE in December. Student hoped Trump,GOP would do the right thing to protect the Dreamers. But Trump went against his word to sign bipartisan deal. Showed no art, no deal, no leadership tonight.
Trump government shutdown in effect, symbolic of Trump first year. He's crashed American democracy. With GOP in charge of every branch, the U.S. is officially closed. But bars still open in DC.
RT @maziehirono: This is a pivotal moment for Congress. Are we going to do more than pay lip service to DREAMers by doing our jobs t…
Cong. Black Caucus, Dems announce intent to move for Censure of Trump over #sh**hole comments. ICYMI: @aaldef blog called for #censure last week.
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Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

Yes. I wrote a column, mostly satirical.Lowell High in San Francisco was a funny place. The guy who wrote and directed "Heathers" went there.


AAJA-Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for Civil Rights and Social Justice

2015 - Civil Rights, Social Justice Journalism
Honored for reporting and commenting on civil rights of Asian Americans. Comes with $5,000 prize.

AAJA-multimedia awards for General Excellence and Asian American Issues

2015 - Multi-media
Two awards from the Asian American Journalists Association in the multimedia categories for General Excellence and Asian American Issues.