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Seeing Snow Falling on Cedars on Pearl Harbor Day Underscored Its Message

Gil Asakawa | Posted 02.11.2014 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

Many Japanese Americans who've grown up since World War II -- myself included -- dreaded December 7 every year. As kids (and sometimes as adults) we've been taunted with hateful calls to "Go home, Jap!," "Go back where you cam from!" and the classic, "Remember Pearl Harbor!"

Ethan Hawke: It's 'Profoundly Disappointing' Ryan Is First Gen-X Candidate

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment

Back in the mid '90s, when I was in college, "Reality Bites" was a really hard movie to avoid. It was the Movie That Defined Our Generation. Even now,...

David Foster Wallace Excerpt From Unfinished Novel

The New Yorker | David Foster Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Once when I was a little boy I received as a gift a toy cement mixer. It was made of wood except for its wheels--axles--which, as I remember, were thi...