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Asians at the Academy Awards — Oscars Red Carpet 2010

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Well, unlike last year’s Oscars when we saw two Asians take the stage to accept their Academy Awards, this year, the only Asians we saw at the Oscars were on the red carpet on the arms of their partners.

There was Jason Reitman (nominated for Best Director for Up in the Air) and his wife, Michele Lee:

82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
Woody Harrelson (nominated for Best Supporting Actor for The Messenger) and his wife Laura Louie:
Photo by: RE/Westcom/starmaxinc.com 2010 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 3/7/10 Woody Harrelson and wi
George Takei (from the original Star Trek television series and his partner Brad Altman:
Photo by: RE/Westcom/starmaxinc.com 2010 3/7/10 George Takei and Brad Altman at the 82nd
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and wife, Wendy Deng:
82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
And we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention hapa hottie, Keanu Reeves, who is partly Chinese:
82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

Daniel Henney Is Damn Hot

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Model and actor Daniel Henney is so damn hot one wonders why he isn’t a bigger star — especially in America.

I only discovered him a few years ago when my mom was watching a Korean drama called My Name is Kim Sam Soon. I was keeping my mom company on the couch, mildly amused by the drama about a pudgy female pastry chef. Then Henney appeared on the screen and I sat bolt upright. “Who’s that?” I asked my mom, my eyes devouring his perfect face.

CBS Summer Press Tour
Henney’s father is Caucasian and his mother is Korean. He is 30 years old and was born in Carson City, Michigan.
Not only is Henney gorgeous, he loves dogs! He has a dog named Mango. Check out his whimsical side on his Facebook page:

Daniel Henney with bear. (Facebook)

Here is one another photo of him:
Daniel Henney
You have to watch this video of a commercial he shot with Gwyneth Paltrow and pretend that he’s looking at you in that flirty way (oops, did I say that out loud?):

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March 1, 2010 at 2:13 am

Yankees Sign Chan Ho Park

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WBC: Korea v Japan

South Korean-born pitcher Chan-Ho Park has been hanging out with A-Rod and Jeter and the gang in Tampa, Fla.

The New York Yankees announced on February 28 that it had signed Park to a 1-year contract worth $1.2 million with an additional $300,000 in incentives.  The hulking, right-handed Park spent Sunday working out with the Yankees at spring training camp.

According to a New York Yankees press release:

“[Park] became the first-ever Korean-born player to appear in a Major League game on April 8, 1994 vs. Atlanta (w/ Los Angeles-NL) and is the first native of South Korea signed by the Yankees. His 120 career victories are second-most all-time among Asian-born pitchers behind only Japan’s Hideo Nomo (123 wins).”

Park has played for the Dodgers, Padres, Mets and, most recently, the Phillies. He was offered a one -year $3.25 million contract from the Phillies, but turned it down.

“I was deliberating on the Chicago Cubs and the Yankees, but their history and championship contention resulted in me picking the Yankees,” ESPN reports Park as saying.

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March 1, 2010 at 1:17 am

Victor and Tammy Jih Win Amazing Race 14

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Tammy and Victor Jih win Amazing Race 14!

Tammy and Victor Jih win Amazing Race 14!

Thanks to Victor’s giant brain, the siblings/lawyers team have won $1 million!

Victor blew through the final challenge requiring one member of each team to piece together a dozen past challenges in chronological order. Luke and his mother Margie were in the lead going into the challenge, but Victor finished first and he and his sister Tammy got to the finish line first.

“I’m not wearing any pants!” said Tammy, while Victor struggled to hold back tears.

“I found out that the nerdy little Asian girl who could barely hold up her backpack can do quite a lot,” Tammy smiled. Victor found out that life could be interesting when you do you the unexpected.

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May 10, 2009 at 11:03 pm