28 Nov The first illegal immigrants
From Los Angeles-based Asian American comedy/improv troupe 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors, via Angry Asian Man, here’s a totally politically incorrect skit about race and immigration, but with the tables turned and European Americans as the FOBs (“fresh off the boat,” for you non-AAPIs).
It’s a Thanksgiving satire that gave me a chuckle, despite its disgusting, inexcusable use of “whiteface,” “redface” and racial stereotypes, the kind of thing I’d write up and rant about on Nikkei View. Well tough nuts, y’all. What’s that cliche — “turnabout is fair play”?
Asians are always told to lighten up and have a sense of humor. Here’s proof that we do: