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Asian America’s favorite cartoon satirist, Village Artist-in-Residence Tak Toyoshima is Art Director at the Boston Chinatown-based Weekly Dig.  A freelance illustrator and widely read comic artist, Toyoshima has worked for New England Comics on The Tick, and is creator of a self-published comic book, The Couch. Born and raised in N.Y.C’s Tribeca district, and now lives in Boston with his beautiful wife Tracey and son Owen. S.A.M. now has his own apparel and accessories line available for purchase here. S.A.M. also has his own home page @ Asian-American Village here. Starting July 2007, Secret Asian Man is syndicated by United Features Syndicate. is committed to presenting diverse points of view. However, the viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at IMD.