By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Another music award show, another display of racism If you caught the American Music Awards (AMAs) recently, perhaps you saw the abomination that
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese food going viral One of the biggest YouTube viral hits this past month was the profoundly offensive and ridiculous music video for “Chinese Food,” a pop song crooned by (previously) unknown teenager Alison Gold.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Summer is out and fall is in! But before we usher in the new season, let’s take a moment to reflect on all that has happened in the pop culture world this past month, as well as prepare ourselves for what’s ahead this autumn. The end of an era […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly From racist music videos to Asian superheroes, July was an interesting month for Asians and pop culture. And by “interesting,” I mean equal parts disgusting and awesome. Read on to see what’s going on! Racist music video “Asian Girlz” makes many Asianz mad Los Angeles-based rock band Day Above […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Each year in July, the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce closes off a portion of the neighborhood to host the
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The heat is rising in Seattle as summer finally makes an appearance in the city! And as temperatures are soaring high, so too are the profiles of many young Asian Americans. Read on to learn about some new fresh new faces on the scene (and maybe an offensive face […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly TIME and the most influential Asians TIME recently published the 2013 TIME 100 — its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world — which showcases leading visionaries across all industries from art and politics to business and pop culture.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Honoring Roger Ebert In early April, the world bid adieu to Roger Ebert, famed writer, journalist, and film critic, who passed away after an 11-year battle with cancer. He was an unparalleled figure in the world of film criticism, and he was often known for championing cinematic work from […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It may be officially springtime, but the vestiges of winter and its awards season still linger. Read on to see how Asians have been winning in the media this past month.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It may still be chilly and dreary, but Asians have been heating up the awards scene like no other this past month! From film to music, February saw Asians and Asian Americans alike raking in nominations and wins across the media awards landscape. Academy Award wins and nominations for […]