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Even its foreignness depends on the listener, not the speaker.In America, a foreign accent often signals that an immigrant is speaking.Last week, Yi recalled the encounter with extraordinary detail, even though it had happened a decade ago.

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Nor are they meant for anyone who actually knows anything about Asian-Americans.

The question then becomes: Who are these jokes for?

“Dumbfounded I stared at him speechless and he said to me ‘what’s a matter? Ching-chong-ching-chong.'” “Then after he saw I was offended he asked me if I was going to fight with him karate in a southern accent,” she continued.

“Then a few years later he was re-introduced to me after my comedy show with his girlfriend at the time & he said ‘Hi nice to meet you.’ ” Yi refused to concede to followers who claimed she simply didn’t have a sense of humor about the alleged incident, writing, “I will say this: I can tell the difference between this man making a joke vs condescending me.

That some of our finest and most progressive comedians have pandered (intentionally or not) to White America’s worst impulses is disappointing but unsurprising. In a country that depends economically, culturally, and socially on the otherization of immigrants, it doesn’t matter why or how Asian-Americans are different from other Americans.

White America enjoys these jokes for the very reason that they are bad. It matters only that they are different, incomprehensibly so.

Presumably, David Cross found humor in his reference to Japanese martial arts, because it was directed at Charlyne Yi, an American woman who is, in her words, of “korean/filipino/mexican/yuki indian/irish/french/alien” descent.

An Asian accent—which, of course, doesn’t actually exist—becomes a joke when it is performed at or near Asian people.

(#Rashomon.) The thought process behind this bit is presumably something along the lines of: “There are racists out there.

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