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Terry Nguyen

Los Angeles, CA
News Assignments Editor — Daily Trojan

asian american journalist | features @dailytrojan, snapchat producer @annenbergmedia | next up: @washingtonpost intern

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I think a lot about this every time my hometown friends prepare for a seasonal rave. This time at Beyond, experiencing a rave myself & interacting with Asian groups, the piece strikes me differently.  https://theoutline.com/post/1988/edm-festivals-raves-mdma-ecstasy-overdose?zd=2&zi=ypvmlw5n 
@duancrys It is everywhere! I just think it’s strange to have inspired graphics and set themes... but then again Kendrick Lamar’s Coachella set did feature Kung Fu Kenny in its Asian-ified glory...
Earlier, a DJ named Kuuro had also Japanese-inspired imagery, and his name was written in Japanese characters as well, but it seems like he’s white 🧐
Not sure if this is common, but I noticed a lot of Asian-inspired graphics, names and logos in DJ’s sets at Beyond. Yultron, for example, has graphics of floating sushi, the yellow cat with a knocking hand and Japanese cartoon men (?)
RT @reappropriate: Sigh. This has been literally the full 18 years of Reappropriate’s existence. This is how a fringe group of AsAm ma… https://t.co/vKdAC84fWG
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