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One Japanese player that has been making noise in the MLB is Shohei Ohtani. The LA Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani made more history on Monday night, becoming the first player in nearly 100 years to start a baseball game while also entering the day leading the Majors in home runs. A player has not done this in almost 100 years. The last player that accomplished this was Babe Ruth. Ohtani, who serves as Los Angeles’ designated hitter in games he does not pitch, tossed 5 innings versus the Rangers, striking out 9 batters and allowing 4 earned runs en route to…

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There’s been so much negative news lately, so let’s try to balance it out with this heartwarming feel good story. 🥲🥲 Last month, Robert posted on IG that his post office mail worker friend’s birthday was coming up. View this post on Instagram A post shared by robert hartwell (@sirroberttakespics) People from all over the country mailed in cards and some gifts. So on her birthday, he surprised her with everything including a floral crown for his hard working Queen! 👑😊 View this post on Instagram A post shared by robert hartwell (@sirroberttakespics) Happy birthday to Cynthia. 🎂🎉🎁 Kudos to @sirroberttakespics…

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‘Minari’ actress Yuh-Jung Youn delivered a hilarious, heartfelt speech while accepting the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and made history by becoming the first Korean actor to win an Academy Award. During her speech, Youn spoke about how she would watch the Oscars back in the days at home in South Korea. She has always longed to be a film star, and finally got to live the experience directly at Oscars. “Me, being here by myself, I cannot believe I’m here … let me pull myself together,” she said, before thanking the Academy. “Minari” is about a family from South Korea who…

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Osamu Kobayashi, the talented filmmaker and illustrator, who worked on the projects like of Naruto: Shippuden, BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad, Paradise Kiss and Someday’s Dreamers: Summer Skies, has passed away on April 16, 2021. In a tweet from his official Twitter profile, it was revealed that he had been diagnosed with kidney cancer 2 years ago. The tweet read:‘I left for heaven last night. I’ve been fighting kidney cancer for two years, but unfortunately I’m exhausted… I’m sorry that I still had something I wanted to do and a work I wanted to make. I’m sure I’ll be reborn and make…

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On Easter Sunday around 5 p.m., Greenpoint resident Chanan Aksornnan (aka @chefbaobao, owner of @Baoburg) her boyfriend (who prefers not to publish his name), and their 4 pets were victims of an assault near the playground on Driggs Ave, and Lorimer St at McCarren Park. Full story in English shared by Patrick Chipthamrong on Facebook: The incident started when the family’s cat, @ponzucoolcat, was accidentally injured by a child the couple did not know, according to Chanan. The boy ran into the leash and sent the cat flying into the air and fell onto the ground very hard. Ponzu twitched on the ground…

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Get to know ONE Championship Founder, Chairman, and CEO Chatri Sityodtong like never before, as his mother, closest friends, and the man himself tell his inspiring life story! Subscribe to ONE Championship on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ONECHAMPIONSHIP​ Connect with ONE Championship: ONE Super App: http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp​ Website: https://onefc.com/​ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ONEChampionship​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ONEChampionship​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ONEChampion…​ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@onechampionship

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Minari, a Korean American film, which features The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun, recently won a Golden Globe for best foreign-language film at the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards. Written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung, the movie is about a Korean American family that moves to Arkansas to start a farm in hopes of achieving their own version of what they believed to be the American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they discover the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home. Lee shares his thank you speech…

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In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) and San Francisco State University Asian American Studies Department have launched a reporting center to collect and track incidents of anti-Asian American and Pacific islander hate violence, adult harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying in California and throughout the country. The reporting center will enable individuals who have been directly impacted by or witnessed firsthand this issue to share their stories at www.a3pcon.org/stopaapihate. Please use the following tools to help guide your social…

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Will Kris Wu convince you to watch some American football? The NFL has recently confirmed and announced that Wu has been named as an official ambassador for the upcoming Super Bowl LII by NFL China. “It is my pleasure to be named ambassador to one of the world’s most recognisable sports and entertainment events.” – Kris Wu NFL.com reports that the former KPOP EXO member will also perform at Verizon’s Super Bowl LIVE event. This is a a big, free, 10-day fan festival leading up to Super Bowl LII. Wu’s performance is scheduled to take place on February 3rd, a day before the Super Bowl with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia…

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You ever walk down the street, see an Asian man holding hands with a caucasian woman, then think to yourself, “Props bro!” then proceed to ponder “How did he do it? What’s he got that I don’t?” Has this ever happened to you? If you answered YES, you are an Asian guy. If you answered NO, you are a female or non-Asian male. It’s 2018 and some Asian guys are still putting non-Asian females, specifically white females, on a pedestal. It’s as if they are this special unattainable unicorn that is beyond our reach. (Some of you have probably been…

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Bruno Mars had one magical night at the Grammy Awards. On top of taking home 6 awards including best song, record, and album of the year, he performed alongside Cardi B with their latest track ‘Finesse’. The music video and live performance takes you back to the 90s when the show ‘In Living Color’ was still on. Mars even tweeted that the video was dedicated to his favorite TV show. This video is dedicated to one my favorite T.V shows of all time — Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) January 4, 2018 The talented entertainer continues to amaze people with his pop…

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For those that missed out, the Grammy Awards took place in both Los Angeles and New York City tonight. The main televised award ceremony happened on the west coast while the smaller awards were announced in a private event on the east coast. The 60th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday gave its highest honors to Bruno Mars, the  music making dancing machine. The show touched on a range of social and political topics including immigration, race and the #MeToo movement. Overall the awards went about as expected. Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar were the big winners who took home several…

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Yoon Daewoong, aka Bigman, is a young 19 year old Korean beatboxer that has been gaining a lot of attention all around the globe for his out of this world beatboxing skill. Bigman uploaded his beatbox video onto YouTube last June. The video was meant to be an application video for the ‘2017 Asia Beatbox Championship’ held in Taiwan on August 19 and 20. Someone submitted the video of the young rising star to Reddit in August and it began to be shared across social media and news sites. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6Y-eujlUpM Bigman went viral after his ‘Asia Beatbox Championship 2017 Solo Battle…

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Netflix recently released this clip from Ugly Delicious with host David Chang (Momofuku) and Ali Wong. UGLY DELICIOUS: From James Beard award-winning chef of Momofuku David Chang and Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville comes Ugly Delicious, a Netflix original documentary series that challenges both our taste buds and minds. Ugly Delicious will cover a myriad of cuisines with special guests and food fanatics like Alan Yang, Ruth Reichl, Peter J. Meehan, Jessica Koslow, Alex Raij, Justin Yu, Gustavo Arellano, Ali Wong, Fuchsia Dunlop, René Redzepi, Jimmy Kimmel, Roy Choi, and Serena Dai. The show is eight episodes and showcases Chang traveling around the world with writers, chefs, activists and artists. He will focus…

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