Both ‘Dilbert’ and ‘Doonesbury,’ two of the most popular comic strips in America, just ran desi topics on the same day. The new stereotypes: both kinder and more boring than the old.
As usual, India and first-genners loom larger on the cultural radar, at least among these blunt instruments of cultural critique, than the second gen:
Absent… personal interaction with South Asians, people’s perception of South Asia itself determines how they treat us. [Link]
Click the pictures see the full strips.