Sunday, May 19, 2013

5 Asians Who Changed the Way We Saw Asians

Act #138:  The days of Long Duk Dong are over, people.

Myth #1:  Asian women are sweet and demure.
 Margaret Cho comedian and social critic extraordinaire

Myth #2:  All Asians are short.
Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets

Myth #3:  Asians only know how to play the violin.
James Iha was the guitarist and co-founder of the alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins

Myth #4:  Asian men lack in sex appeal.
Daniel Henney portrayed Agent Zero in the film X-Men Origins:  Wolverine

Myth #5:  Asian girls don't kick ass.
Tammy Duckworth, U.S. Representative from Illinois and Iraq War veteran who lost both of her legs when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that she was co-piloting was hit by a rocket propelled grenade fired by Iraqi insurgents

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