Mash-Up Round-Up: Hari Kondabolu vs. The Washington Stupidly Named
The week of October 25, 2014 was: pledging to drink tea with our friends forever and ever; wondering how Mona Lisa would look as a 3D printed Oreo cookie; and Brad Pitt sitting between two ferns, on repeat.
Happy Diwali, Mash-Ups!
Mash-Ups In The News:
Dominican-Puerto Rican Mash-Up, Dominican diplomat, Connecticut resident, and fashion icon. Thank you for making women around the world feel beautiful.
via The New York Times
Mash-Up Stoner Comedies and the Power of Multiculturalism
Harold and Kumar? Cheech and Chong? Formative, mash-y and hilarious. That’s a pretty good combo.
Hari Kondabolu Has a Great Idea for a New Redskins Logo
All a girl needs is a photo and a “sunburn” filter.
via Hari Kondabolu
T.I. and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on Making Music from the Heart
Our favorite hip hop interview show comes from NPR (big surprise). Talking about the cross-cultural exchange between Atlanta and New York.
Quality of Words More Important Than Quantity of Words
So if the only words you learned to say from your Serbian grandmother is “love and peace,” (that would be “ljubav i mir,” duh) then that’s a pretty good thing to pass on to your kids.
via The New York Times
This is not the beginning of a joke.
Yo Soy Okay With .Com, Gracias
Google launched a new web domain, .soy, and, well, they might have missed the mark.
via Latino Rebels
Somehow, knowing what we do about Junot’s nerdy comic book loving side, we are not surprised that he is obsessed with Japanese food.
via Conde Nast Traveler
South Koreans to Go Extinct by 2750
Get bizzy with those Mash-Up babies, yo. Also, 2750 is a long way away.
via The Wall Street Journal
Pro-Tip: Photo Shopped Minorities are Not the Same as Real Minorities
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s team photoshopped black people into images on his website.
Mark Zuckerberg Banters in Bad Chinese
It turns out he can be charming. He just needs to be speaking Chinese to do it. (Seriously though, it’s charming.) And he speaks about how he learned in order to talk to his wife’s grandmother. Wonder if he read this guide on Chinese manners first?
Jewish Southern Food Includes Matzah Ball Soup with Mustard Greens
In other words, yum.