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CRAZY RICH ASIANS has everyone saying FINALLY

Everyone Asian in my social newsfeed which is a lot of people, were all simultaneously jizzing and crying when Crazy Rich Asians came out and  again when it hit the record breaking box office numbers it did. Most successful studio…
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ALOHA AND CASTING ALL THE WHITE PEOPLE AS ASIANS

The Aloha Brouhaha
A lot of casting Asians to play Asian roles controversy has come up in the last year. When I saw the poster for Aloha and saw blonde hair blue eyed movie stars standing in front of the…
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The NAKED WHITE GUY on campus controversy at Wellesley College

So Wellesley College is a women's college, (except for the M born F who are now straddling the gender divide and creating space for themselves there) Hilary Rodham Clinton went there and Madeline Albright and Nora Ephron and lots of…
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Asian America: What's Our Brand?


Today I was on a very interesting panel at the first ever National Asian American Summit on Media images, stereotypes and  represent-asian held at the center for democracy/Japanese American Museum in Los Angeles. We were the final panel, on new…
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Still feeling LIN-sane

I am still wearing my Jeremy Lin jersey (actually I have two NBA Knicks Lin Jerseys and one tshirt) all over town with the insane pride that against all odds Jeremy Lin just stuck at what he does and kept…
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A/PI directors make white people movies for Sundance

Well what can I tell ya. I went to Sundance with a movie I was in.My first time at the festival and it was delicious and gorgeous. After a year trapped in a cubicle (ok 6 months but it feels…
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Asian Comedy Star Kate Rigg update

I dunno about star. Well maybe a little. It is getting pretty exciting out there on the University Touring and club scene. Dr Phil even told me "IF last year was hard for you, then I want to be YOU."…