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

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Refreshingly modest, all things considered.

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@emilamok — 1,298 followers, 6,549 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

Kudos to @harikondabolu for #theProblemWithApu. It's the deconstruction of racist humor as white privilege. All Asians have had their moments in pop culture (Chinese restaurant scene in "Christmas Story" coming up). But it's about time people understood why Apu is racist.

Nov 17, 2017

Some family: Mike and Mike put on a happy face to the end @espn ICYMI, some context about their divorce. #showbiz 

Nov 15, 2017

Perversity and Diversity—Does Higher Ed Have a Role in a New Kind of Sex Education?? - Higher Education 

Nov 11, 2017

ICYMI: After years of denial, Filipino Vets of WWII had an early Veterans Day this year. @aaldef

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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.