I was clueless why my mother, from her home in Karachi via Skype, suddenly started calling my two-year-old son “Engin.” His name is Elias. She revealed that this was a tribute to her current favorite actor, Engin Akyurek of Turkey.
Come to Asia Society New York on Wednesday, May 2, for a screening of the new HBO special 'East of Main Street: Small Talk,' which explores what it's like to be Asian American from the perspective of children.
Republican presidential hopeful and former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman spoke Mandarin on Comedy Central's Colbert Report last night, but most media outlets reported on his would-be attempt at humor.
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