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China Airs Final Moments of Life

A drug kingpin on death row is about to be executed, and television airs an hour of images of a Laotian man who is responsible for killing 13 Chinese fisherman in the Mekong River. In case you were wondering, that’s what he looks like. Earlier in the week the drug kingpin said, Chinese television also broadcast a chilling interview with Naw Kham taped earlier this week in which he said, “I am afraid of death. I want to live. I don’t want to die. I have children. I am afraid.” (LA Times - Naw Kham)

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Sullivan and Son

Tune in to TBS at 10pm/9c Thursday, June 19th to watch the premiere episode of Sullivan and Son. You’ve probably already seen the K-Town video online, so check out another Asian crew with a little more body hair and less posturing. Sullivan and Son stars hapa stand-up comedian Steve Byrne (Korean and Irish), Dan Lauria (the dad from the Wonder Years), Jodi Long (All American Girl & much more), and most notably, Vivian Bang (friend to GR and seasoned film and TV actress, including a role in Derek Kirk Kim’s project Mythomania). Looks to be like good entertainment for a network show. Family friendly, and giving America a peek at how more and more families are in the US –...

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Japan Admits Defeat in War… of TVs

Korean companies Samsung and LG took the market away by making TVs cheaper and just as good. TVs went from being huge boxes of tubes to being flat and nearly disposable. They technology changes every other year and buying something that’s not a decade of commitment is the new way to go. Like Nintendo, Sony and Panasonic, two big TV makers had shares fall from quarterly losses. They’re now going to output half of their projected amounts of TVs. (ft – Japan Waves White Flag)

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The Set of Hawaii 5-0: Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park, and Lauren German

The set of a popular TV Show Hawaii 5-0 is like the sets of all TV and film productions. At Universal Studios the 70s Jaws shark moves and looks like giant plastic toy. The buildings have believable facades but no interior. The magic is in the final product that’ll get magically projected onto your 60 inch HD LCD 3D television. It’ll look perfect. I’m prepared to see the charisma of the special police force: McGarrett, Danno, Chin-Ho, and Kono and not their human counterpart, Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park. It all changes in an instant. I wait at a parking lot of the old Honolulu Advertiser Newspaper that now has rows of Star Waggons, white...

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