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Jenny Hyun, the Linsane: Part Deux

Linsanity may have died down, but one fan still remembers. Earlier this year we wrote about the song writer for K-Pop groups Girl’s Generation and Chocolat, Jenny Hyun. To bring you back up to speed, boxer Floyd Mayweather dismissed Lin’s achievements with what some perceived as racist. Ms. Hyun decided to up the ante with a racist diatribe against Mayweather of her own. Eventually, she dropped off the online stratosphere, claimingthat she was being admitted to a hospital for schizophrenia when the backlash proved too much. Regardless of what happened, it looks like she’s back on the map. Her website, blog, twitter, and other social networking accounts are online. And from the looks of things, she hasn’t quite learned her lesson either....

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Jeremy Lin With Volvo

Jeremy Lin is going to work with Volvo. A press conference is supposedly happening at 5pm eastern time. Strange, a press conference to announce a corporate sponsorship? Why can’t a signature be put on a contract and then we find out about it with a start of a campaign? This isn’t a draft pick press conference or anything like that, it’s a back room deal that’ll end up as a marketing plan. (WSJ – Jeremy Lin Volvo)

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Nicely Done Jeremy Lin Viewpoint

Yes, it’s just a link to one article. It’s nicely thought out and written. Excerpt: “The son of Chinese immigrants, Vincent Chin looked plenty enough like a Japanese automotive job-stealer to his attackers that they took a baseball bat to his brain. People shuddered at this, but it was the white men’s sentence to probation and $3,000 in fines that made communities link arms and identities in protest. Before that, “Asian American” was mainly something that lefty radicals and academics called themselves; very little distinction had previously been made, even amongst those who looked the part, between being, say, Chinese American versus Chinese, or Asian American versus Oriental. It took the miscarriage of justice around a young man’s killing for the “Asian...

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Obama is Linsane

BS: Jeremy Lin. Obama: — doing good. And I knew about Jeremy before you did, or everybody else did, because Arne Duncan, my Secretary of Education, was captain of the Harvard team. And so way back when, Arne and I were playing and he said, I’m telling you, we’ve got this terrific guard named Jeremy Lin at Harvard. And then one of my best friends, his son is a freshman at Harvard, and so when he went for a recruiting trip he saw Lin in action. So I’ve been on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon for a while. BS: Are you taking credit for “Linsanity”? It kind of feels like you are a little bit. Obama: I can’t take credit for it, but I’m just...

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