Articles tagged After 1989
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Nonsense Made Sense: The Downside Up World of Stephen Chow

By La Frances Hui | August 16, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The veteran comedian, actor and director was the epitome of Hong Kong’s ’90s-era mo lei tau subculture.

Hello World: How Nike Sold Tiger Woods

By Hiram Perez | August 2, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

How did a multinational corporation like Nike appeal to diverse markets without violating the principle of colorblindness that became increasingly and insidiously sacrosanct in the U.S. in the 1990s? A deconstruction of two infamous Tiger Woods ads sheds some light.

Youth Fiction Undone: R. Zamora Linmark’s Debut

By Roopika Risam | July 30, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The Leche author’s first novel—set in Hawaii and replete with lush pop-cultural references—can be read as a postmodern YA gem.

Mountain Brothers: Winning Voices

By Oliver Wang | July 16, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“Since their submission was purely auditory, no one at Sprite realized they were Asian American.”

Stay Sassy

By Jamia Wilson | June 12, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A love letter to the magazine that defined a generation.

Asian Chic

By Thuy Linh Tu | June 6, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The ‘90s saw Western designers outsourcing not just manufacturing, but inspiration, to Asia.

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