Adam Tow on KQED


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Adam Tow was on KQED the other day talking about Yul Kwon's win on this year's Survivor. [see transcript/download mp3] Adam opened with the following: "It was great seeing Yul win on Survivor because it’s so rare that we get to see images of Asian Americans as strong, capable leaders in the mainstream media. Especially for Asian American men, who are often shown as weak and effeminate or nerdy and socially awkward. Yul demonstrated that he has the intelligence, physical prowess, and social adeptness not only to stand toe-to-toe with The Man but to be The Man..."