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Tag Archives: mock asian
Examples of Mock Asian Margaret Cho http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAmcPS6xoZA&feature=related (8:32-end) Gedde Watanabe (Long Duk Dong) on NPR http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88591800
In this excerpt, Cho talks about race and language: being asked to speak to viewers “in your native language,” being treated like a visiting exchange student, and being the only White person around a bunch of Asians. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc6mLwOa2Ig This is … Continue reading
Jimmy Kimmel outsources Herman Cain jokes to an Indian call center. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9BzlfI6Mj8. This is a good clip to show with Deborah Cameron’s (2000) piece on call centers. [UPDATE 1/23/2016: The clip originally linked to is not available, but see “Jimmy Kimmel … Continue reading
Republican Peter Hoekstra, candidate for US Senate, made a campaign video/mock website with an Asian American doing some Mock Asian (“Your economy get very weak,ours get very good”) and other “Chinese” iconography. click here for the website: http://ww.angryasianman.com/debbiespenditnow/ click here for the … Continue reading