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29th Nov '16 2:20:13 PM Larkmarn
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* One of India's biggest exports is IT graduates. Who then become [[EducationMama parents who accept no less than A's from their children]] so then they can compete with other IT graduates.
29th Nov '16 2:18:58 PM Larkmarn
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* Karen from ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman'' is half-Vietnanese.
5th Nov '16 8:28:22 AM Franklansburg
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* Karen from ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman'' is half-Vietnanese.
29th Oct '16 12:16:31 AM Sharysa
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* The trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] and repeatedly [[InternalizedCategorism calls himself a failure because he's not a kung-fu artist or a doctor.]] After his fiancé Roland gets shot, [[TragicVillain he thinks this is a sign that he's not good enough to leave the streets.]] He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's eloquence after his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of compassion and justice. As the tagline states, Cord is a superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes.]]

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* The trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] and repeatedly [[InternalizedCategorism calls himself a failure because he's not a kung-fu artist or a doctor.]] After his fiancé Roland gets shot, shot and the police completely mishandle it, [[TragicVillain he Cord thinks this is a sign that he's not good enough to leave leaving the streets.streets is hopeless,]] shoots the murderer because gang justice is better than no justice, and resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters vigilante gang.]] He Cord clearly IS gifted, but gifted--just not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's His eloquence after his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of compassion and justice. As the tagline states, Cord is a superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes.]]
29th Oct '16 12:10:44 AM Sharysa
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* The trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] and repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] due to InternalizedCategorism because after his fiancé Roland gets shot, [[TragicVillain he thinks he's not good enough to leave the streets.]] He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of compassion and justice. As the tagline states, Cord is a superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes.]]

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* The trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] and repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation [[InternalizedCategorism calls himself a failure]] due to InternalizedCategorism failure because after he's not a kung-fu artist or a doctor.]] After his fiancé Roland gets shot, [[TragicVillain he thinks this is a sign that he's not good enough to leave the streets.]] He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of compassion and justice. As the tagline states, Cord is a superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes.]]
23rd Oct '16 1:17:04 PM Morgenthaler
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* One article from ''TheOnion'' interviewed a pair of Asian students who, due to lazy and stupid behavior, were praised for breaking stereotypes.

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* One article from ''TheOnion'' ''Website/TheOnion'' interviewed a pair of Asian students who, due to lazy and stupid behavior, were praised for breaking stereotypes.
15th Oct '16 10:11:00 PM kyojikasshu
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* The 1981 film ''Film/TheCannonballRun'' featured a pair of racers of indeterminate Asian origin (one of whom was played by Jackie Chan!). Their car is a 1980-81 Subaru hatchback modified to a James Bond-esque gizmo-mobile which even turns into a submersible at one point.

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* The 1981 film ''Film/TheCannonballRun'' featured a pair of racers of indeterminate Asian origin (one of whom was played by Jackie Chan!). Their car is a 1980-81 Subaru hatchback modified to a James Bond-esque gizmo-mobile which even turns into a submersible at one point. Jackie returns in the sequel, this time as the team engineer for Mitsubishi and paired up with driver Richard Kiel.
10th Oct '16 12:20:52 PM Sharysa
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* The trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] because after his fiancé Roland gets shot, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism. He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. As the tagline states, Cord is a superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes.]]

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* The trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians." He and repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] due to InternalizedCategorism because after his fiancé Roland gets shot, he thinks [[TragicVillain he thinks he's not good enough to get out of leave the streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism. streets.]] He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. As the tagline states, Cord is a superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes.]]
19th Sep '16 12:32:22 PM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism since he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up investigating Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, the author states that Cord is a [[GenreThrowback classic superhero]] who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes]].

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* The model-minority stereotype trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] because after his fiancé Roland dies, gets shot, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism since he InternalizedCategorism. He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after an his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up investigating on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, As the author states that tagline states, Cord is a [[GenreThrowback classic superhero]] superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes]].superheroes.]]
19th Sep '16 12:23:45 PM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the PoliceAreUseless and fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero,"]] and the author states that Cord needs to process his self-hate before acknowledging his heroic nature.

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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism since he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the PoliceAreUseless and [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up investigating Roland's murder, murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero,"]] and the author states that Cord needs to process his self-hate before acknowledging his heroic nature.is a [[GenreThrowback classic superhero]] who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes]].
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