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2008-09-06 00:00:18

By > Glenn Whipp The era of the man-child takes up residence in L.A.'s Chinese- American community with "Ping Pong Playa," a thin, but occasionally amusing movie about a trash-talking wannabe gangsta who finds his niche playing table tennis.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.