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sociologist ✰ #AsiansForBlackLives ✰ author: @ReelInequality, @AAPIsOnTV ✰ pundit: PBS, BBC, NPR, NYT ✰ cultural consultant ✰ aspiring YA novelist ✰ she/her

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May I propose a new way to ripen peaches? https://t.co/AjIOOfaMvm @Grace4NY Thanks, I got my usual 7 1/2--hope it works out since it's non-refundable.
8/3
2020
@Austenprose Yes! But useful for zoom meetings! @ebeh Hopefully we can both wear our pairs at a future #SDCC or another common event in the future! @lfresh Of course it’s darling @sophchang who is fabulous in every way. https://t.co/u5L2tdIvDf @ebeh There is a huge Cole Haan sale right now. And yes, in your size! https://t.co/nY7UCc25pcWait then shouldn’t the game be called 6 degrees of James Hong rather than Kevin Bacon? https://t.co/EkPVBkuryM
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenIs it frivolous to buy dressy shoes when I don't know when I will ever go out again? https://t.co/aQn6KDHsJy @TiaPhD I want to shoot supernatural beams of light at the next faculty meeting! Ha!I recently rewatched #FlowerDrumSong and was like "Hey, that's James Hong!" when a familiar face appeared at the fi… https://t.co/IclgsGWPb2(I feel like this movie will deliver on this premise) https://t.co/qrnTpSC1qH https://t.co/YtQup2FL6o
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @sandiepants That is awful! So sorry that happened to your dad!James Hong was really the star in Big Trouble in Little China https://t.co/weKofLd4YKWho can forget James Hong in Bladerunner? https://t.co/JnkXkSlLlTJames Hong “might be the most prolific actor in Hollywood history” with more than 600 credits to his name! James Ho… https://t.co/SynENXuF7oSince quarantine, I keep wondering what my life would’ve been like if my parents and I never immigrated and we stay… https://t.co/cY9tOdCF0e @GildaLOchoa1 Congratulations! Can’t wait to read!sorry it's not chinese food if you're not cooking like this https://t.co/I2mPhEo9eG
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @tewang32 Checkup? Care? Conundrum, lol?The Group Effort Initiative is designed to invest in the talent and creativity of any and all under-represented com… https://t.co/ZoJDefcTdj
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @tezordedam I am actually much more satisfied with life than my younger self that dropped the screenwriting course!… https://t.co/osnfp6nJMS @irenecnwoye Like always, he phrases it perfectly. @TheDarkTao I thought he was fantastic. The young actor Ashton Sanders was also very good. @thecinemadoctor He was a middle-aged white dude, but I don’t remember a NYC accent.I need Lisa Bonet to write a book. https://t.co/MFACRiVIMH
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenMichelle Yeoh for Best Supporting Actress in #CrouchingTigerHiddenDragon https://t.co/8njewiW4LBhttps://t.co/IvduaJVgpLAnyone from the Parasite cast. https://t.co/aHU6WvitIh https://t.co/d5jpyrhlyWJennifer Lopez, Hustlers https://t.co/aHU6WvitIh https://t.co/6PRU0VvIck @thecinemadoctor I honestly can’t remember. I think we were using a book he wrote? But it is just a fleeting impression.
8/2
2020
@lsirikul Nice! @tanyaboza I worked for 3 years to figure out what I wanted to do in life between undergrad and grad. I would've be… https://t.co/5J8ltBI0uZ @ProfessorPinto @AlzheimersLA Happy birthday Katy! @MatildaCole Have you seen this alternate "healthy boundaries" ending for The Giving Tree, from @topherpayne? https://t.co/HQt3mqNgDi @westeawest I can't remember--it was too long ago! I don't think he noticed that I dropped the class.I was thinking of a deeper love--a giving of self for the betterment of others beyond romantic relationships. This… https://t.co/CnelakiXeQI took a screenwriting class as an undergrad at UCLA and the instructor asked us to define LOVE in one word. We wen… https://t.co/9xZb1gioLdThe book is forever etched in my mind because I cried so hard as a kid that my single dad (who never read to me) to… https://t.co/o5XLcWAFJuWhat was the first book you read that made you cry? Mine was Charlotte’s Web. https://t.co/BHYvvOpXjy @mikeets14 OMG, I have my own depressing Charlotte’s Web story from when I was around 8 or 9! I checked it out from… https://t.co/knLMyS97TvI want more Ben. #UmbrellaAcademy https://t.co/OrXT6TMNaD @ClementYChow She is adorably famous!
8/1
2020
@anthonyocampo @eliseoartsilva Love it! @linasigns https://t.co/gVwZW1tzTu @eughung, let me know if you want to borrow!Got my ‘Asian Americans’ docuseries dvd in the mail. Now I can relive my PBS debut! #AsianAmPBS https://t.co/eG2cLh7hRx @SunAhMarieOnly https://t.co/u7gq2WnnCM https://t.co/KgAu807Z2v @SunAhMarieOnly Your phone camera is actually better quality. You can get an app that connects it to your computer.… https://t.co/xbyMJHyJUX @mikeets14 Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan.Tomorrow is our Brown and Black Latinx: We Are Here panel. Make sure to join @FunnyAida, @DrAnaChristina,… https://t.co/bhgVgPpztW
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenI wish we could do a 3 week national lockdown; pay each household 1000 per week to stay home; require & provide mas… https://t.co/rC6tBpJPj5
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7/31
2020
@ourobororoboruo All that to say I also have a “musing”-type relationship with the Chinese language, so I love your work! @tanyaboza Thanks Tanya! I absolutely agree! @ourobororoboruo I appreciate you! I learned all of my Chinese from sitting on my nai-nai’s lap when she read the n… https://t.co/PwzVGgocLMAt one point, I considered studying codeswitching amongst Chinese Americans before I got a National Science Founda… https://t.co/trX9JI69aXDon’t study Hollywood, no one will take you seriously as a sociologist. https://t.co/WHfYqQrfeHThis is a class. Enroll. https://t.co/pkxNa4dGbj
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @lsirikul Oh no Laura. I am so so sorry.“We came out here in t-shirts, they started gassing us. We came back with respirators, they started shooting us. We… https://t.co/I8THNDr1LJ
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen.@KerryWashington & her production company, Simpson Street, are developing Lillian Li's (@ZillianZi) book, NUMBER O… https://t.co/1pe88NTsRC
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7/30
2020
But the good news about the #Emmys2020 nominations is that "33% of the nominees in the acting categories examined a… https://t.co/ID6SqN1ETq"There have been no Latino performers among the lead and supporting nominees for comedy or drama series in the last… https://t.co/gaX3d3XUcv#DefinitionPlease looks so good @sujataday!!! I can't wait to see this Asian American family dramedy with all of my… https://t.co/wynOLv7EAaA HUGE misconception about the TV Academy/Emmys is that you have to be asked to join — like the Film Academy/Oscars… https://t.co/cZ11GGEaje
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenA poignant reminder of how close to the history of human enslavement we are. https://t.co/96NH02o2jC
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenShe was the first black female lead on a network drama in 40 years, and now she broke an emmy record with 4 nominat… https://t.co/yQBdLU0yji
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenDaughter of Shanghai sets up Anna May Wong as an action star, and I loved talking with @nancywyuen and… https://t.co/amnRBm05a1
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenA young Anthony Quinn also appears in 'Daughter of Shanghai': one of his earliest films. https://t.co/8CyZbFU6YaYou can stream 'Daughter of Shanghai' for free on Vimeo. It's astonishing to see Asian Americans as action hero sta… https://t.co/ocMNkym5t8Listen to me chat about 'Daughter of Shanghai,' a 1937 Asian American film starring Anna May Wong and Philip Ahn as… https://t.co/etLyV90UCW @battymamzelle So funny. Though I've never seen it happen IRL. @ourobororoboruo But I am writing a fictional h.s. protagonist and one of her scenes is in AP Calculus. So even tho… https://t.co/uS2IyYkij8 @ourobororoboruo Calculus is like a foreign language that one learns later in life: if you don't use it regularly,… https://t.co/zrNW3KdyEREvery year award shows remind us that representation without recognition still feels like erasure. Like you can joi… https://t.co/FzcjgqynLe
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenThe #Emmys2020 noms have some lows (inclu the #ODAAT, #BetterThingsFX, MJ Rodriguez & #vidastarz snubs), but there… https://t.co/14SsfaitoZ
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @anthonyocampo What if it’s our anxiety that fuels the achievement? Totally unhealthy but I think holds some truth for me..@PeterShinkoda, who played Nobu in Marvel's Daredevil, accused fmr exec Jeph Loeb of cutting his Nobu's backstory… https://t.co/vr0Xk0icjk
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenSimu and Nancy as Boba https://t.co/Z59ffeZ0Z9 https://t.co/2BJbmGqcIsI prefer Simu as Boba. https://t.co/amEMFZc5oL https://t.co/LrYjdSGFNJThese are absurdly amazing and almost make me want to buy absurdly dry chips! 🤣 https://t.co/oNrUByepnf @bettinamak It exceeded expectations. And my preference is for the cheese filling over the dog.Is this like a terrible hack for the Korean rice dog? H/t @bettinamak https://t.co/Td4RaapOph https://t.co/IEWBTIlrCyWoke up feeling a deep sense of existential aloneness. https://t.co/QVJyqNwIjT @theyoungjoo Your little one is eating better than me on most days!I have said before and I will say again, when it’s all said and done, whatever extraordinary things @aoc may accomp… https://t.co/uCNpTisVBD
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen @TazzyStar Beautiful!Just signed up for @Academics4BSW and you should too! I thought I didn't need it since I teach/ research prejudice,… https://t.co/m7Snr6Fbsw
Retweeted by Nancy Wang Yuen.@20centuryfoxTV's #ReenaSingh and #HillmanGrad's #RishiRajani is teaming with #TheRedLine's @vchhibber, #Atypical'… https://t.co/DyClOrQ5PM
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenI spent all day in my feelings writing this. It’s time for real change! Latinx Hollywood says a collective: NO MÁS!… https://t.co/mSFx9bMyly
Retweeted by Nancy Wang YuenSandra Oh has 11 Emmy nominations but no wins. She is OVERDUE!!! #EmmyNoms https://t.co/36Mta9qOWY https://t.co/F9JhcNOlT9 @ElloEllenOh Yes, Ang Lee’s films are all gorgeous! @jesthevu Oops, rice dogs! No wonder they are so much lighter!Just ate a Korean corn dog (half mozzarella cheese, half dog with squid ink in batter) for the first time. Now pick… https://t.co/T4N3NxJGv0 @ElloEllenOh I remember when it came out about the same time as Sense & Sensibility and thinking how Anne’s lack of… https://t.co/sjiirzjBJP @AllRealDeal Like I could play a few Chopin pieces and Fur Elise but that was the extent of my practice. @ElloEllenOh Definitely one of the best if not the best Austen film adaptation. https://t.co/YO1LA6s2qo @anthonyocampo Congratulations!
7/29
2020
@AllRealDeal Yes, but not well. I could learn simple songs but it would take practice. @MountainMike99 Ha, no. I think it's healthy to get up and not sit too long.My piano serves as a great standing desk when it hurts to sit too long. #QuarantineHack https://t.co/xRqVziQ8asRiz Ahmed was the first Asian man to win an acting Emmy before Darren Criss. So that makes three Asian acting Emmy… https://t.co/9tg00IImos
7/28
2020

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