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The Inaugural Stereotype-debunking Quote of the Month Award Goes to…

…Bobby Lee, the Korean-American comedian, best known for his MAD TV skits addressing Asian-American stereotypes. During an interview with UCLA’s Asia Institute, his mad comedic mind free-associates on the very issue of Asian stereotypes: “Asians are great at, you know, arithmetic. I used to snort crystal meth off my math book, that’s the only thing I did with it.”

I can relate as an Asian-American–a 1.5 generation immigrant at that!–who never opened his math book after the 8th grade. I’ll have more to say about Bobby Lee in general, but this quote was just pure genius!

You can watch the entire interview and read the related article here.

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