Asian American Survey 5 on YouTube

It’s that time again, to dip into the vaults of YouTube and see what is out there in terms of Asian Americana…

First up is a new vlogger, Ken Tenaka, an adopted Japanese looking for his parents in California. I’m not sure if it’s a true story, but this lesson in Japanese seems to be a valuable lesson!

How To Speak Fluent Japanese Without Saying A Word – Ken Tenaka

Asian Stereotypes, as described by Dr. Richard Lee – all the more authoritative since he’s a doctor!

And for the more graphically inclined, Asian American Stereotypes

Future Rock Stars of America (Asian American documentary) – this is an awesome clip of Asian American musicians out there. I haven’t heard of them before, but I’ll be checking them out more and looking to support more Asian American artists in my area. Warning: language

Margaret Cho – Asian American. Whether you like her or not, there is no denying her talent and ability to speak and express herself.


  1. Letitia says:

    The Ken Tanaka clip looks like a gag. His “accent” is suspicious. Otherwise, pretty funny stuff.

  2. djchuang says:

    do you think this guy has any shot at being an Asian Andy Kaufman?!

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