Issue 9: Play - Summer 2006


Four Asian American jokesters steal the show.

Neela Banerjee - May 1, 2006
  • After a few false starts, Howard Bach gets American badminton off the ground.
  • Imagine a bunch of sweaty, noisy teenaged boys violently dancing in your garage. This is the story of some youths' Rize to fame.
  • Two Samoan brothers keep it low-key.
  • How Caltech geeks are bringing back Rubik's cube.


Michael Arcega plays with language, politics and endangers a Chihuahua for the sake of art.

Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik - May 1, 2006

First Person

What covering has to do with your civil rights.

Nicole Makris - May 1, 2006


2 1/2 Creatures

Jenny Miyasaki - May 1, 2006


We asked Sesshu Foster, author of 'Atomik Aztex': What are your favorite books of all time?

hyphenmagazine1 - May 1, 2006

Digital Culture

Music video network launches ethnic channels targeting specific Asian groups

Momo Chang - May 1, 2006
  • They are lively, perky and beautiful. Meet the ladies and gents of MTV's ethnic channels.


Man + Machine = Musical Menace.

Karen Kim - May 1, 2006


The perfect playclothes

Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik - May 1, 2006