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Racialicious Crush Of The Week: Junot Diaz

by • November 9th, 2012

By Andrea Plaid If we had to pick a Racialicious poster boy–that aphrodisiac of sapiosexuality–Junot Diaz would be it. The R’s Owner/Editor Latoya Peterson says this about his book, The Brief Wonderous Life Of Oscar Wao: My eyes drank in every word of “Wildwood,” the second chapter in Junot Díaz’s novel The Brief Wondrous Life of […]

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Heard on FX’s Wilfred: “Not Asian-American…Real Asian!”

by • June 28th, 2011

by Latoya Peterson

So last Thursday night, I was peacefully watching Wilfred. My dog, the reason I thought the promos were hysterical, was napping at my feet. Wilfred is an FX remake of an Australian comedy, about a suicidal man named Ryan (Elijah Wood) who prepares to kill himself in the first episode. After a failed attempt, Ryan finds…

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We Just Can’t Avoid The Help

by • June 28th, 2011

The Help UK Cover

The Help UK Cover

This book will not just quietly die.

We first were notified about Kathryn Stockett’s The Help back in 2010. A few readers asked us if we had read it. If we had heard the NPR interview. One blogger, Onyx M, started a critique blog. We’ve been silent for a while on the book world – outside of Junot Diaz’s…

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