UBC’s Way too Asian

Finally had a chance to check this video out (bouncing around the internets from Tetsuro’s TEDxTerrytalks video), and it’s pretty funny.

If you’re not sure what this is all about, it was essentially a response to MacLean’s controversial “Too Asian” piece in their university issue. As the youtube blurb reads:

As seen in the National Post, Global Television, Vancouver Sun, Geist Magazine, Epoch Times, Vancouver Observer, etc. Tetsuro Shigematsu & Ray Hsu, and classmates band together to give a collective “F” you to Macleans. This video was made possible thanks to UBC Creative Writing’s Dr. Ray (aka Michael Jackson) whose Asian Canadian Writing Class served as the awesome incubator for all manner of creative madness. This music is was one example out of many. Check out my man at TheWayofRay.com, fantastic editing by by Matthew Lyons

I especially liked this bit:

… because, you know, it’s also kind of science-y (is that a word?).

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David (@ng_dave) is Faculty at the Michael Smith Labs. His writing has appeared in places such as McSweeney's, The Walrus, and boingboing.net. He plans on using Terry as another place to highlight the mostly science-y links he appreciates.In fact, if you liked this one, you might also like his main site generally - this can be found at popperfont.net.

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