My Own Private India
July 7, 2010 by Post Team
My Own Private India:When Time magazine writer Joel Stein his famous column, My Private India, June 28, could not have imagined sparking a war Web. And the charge against him would be directed by Hollywood actor of Indian origin, Kal Penn (best known for his role in Mira Nair’s The Namesake).
Stein’s column was a supposedly fun approach in his hometown Edison, New Jersey, and how the influx of Indians has changed dramatically.
He wrote: “I’m all for immigration everywhere except in the USA Edison, New Jersey. The city’s mostly white suburban stopped when I graduated from high school in 1989 … has become home to one of the largest indigenous communities in the U.S., so familiar to people in India like how to educate Americans stupid to restart the router to the Internet. ” Penn, Suresh Modi Kalpa born and raised in New Jersey cities of Montclair and Marlboro, reacted to the column by Stein rejoinder in the web-based news and views site, The Huffington Post, July 2.
The answer is The “hilarious” Xenophobia Time Joel Stein and Penn writes, “If it were not for the meaning intelligent, cool humor of people like Mr. Stein, the world may never know about Americans who are be of Indian descent. Gags about spicy food impossible? I had never heard before! Multiple gods with multiple arms? Multiple laughs! Recounting racial slurs such as “dot-head” Oh, Mr. Stein is too good! I do not know how it happens that single bit ….” Penn detailing the reason for his indignation.
“Growing up a few miles from Edison, New Jersey, I always thought it was hilarious when I put the sht kicked out of me by the children as Stein, who shouted” go back to India, Dothan! ‘”He writes.
Most Indians Stein was found to be insensitive to the Indians. He writes at one point: “For a while, we assume all the Indians were geniuses.
Then in the 1980s, doctors and engineers brought their cousins merchant, and we were not so sure how great. In the 1990s, merchants not-as-bright brought their cousins, though less bright, and begin to understand why India is so damn poor. “
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