Sex, self-image and the Asian-American man
Chicago Tribune (vile but free subscription required), IL - May 25
... Wars with Japan, Korea and Vietnam helped demonize Asian men further and gave Americans license to ridicule them, historians say. ...[professor] Hamamoto has taken the advice he gave his students, albeit in a more controversial manner. He financed a pornographic movie titled "Skin on Skin,"....
"I wanted people to look at this Asian-American and say, `He's great, he's performing, he's bright, he's beautiful,"' he said. "I wanted to take the lowest road possible. Something basic. Raw."....word of Hamamoto's project led to spoofs on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," which aired a mock news story about the dearth of Asian men in pornography, and NBC's "Tonight Show," which showed a skit featuring Godzilla with his groin blacked out breaking up an all-Asian
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