A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The slap heard around the world Who is Wendi Deng Murdoch? Just a month ago, the public was introduced to Deng Murdoch, a former shrewd businesswoman and news corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch’s alleged gold-digging wife.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Comedy is supposed to be funny, right? Several comedians came under fire for making homophobic jokes during their standup routines. Among these ostracized funnymen is Filipino American actor and comedian Jo Koy. Koy is best known for being a regular on the weekly late night comedy talk show “Chelsea […]
Jeong, who currently plays the egotistical Ben Chang on the ABC sitcom “Community,” recently hosted the 2011 Billboard Music Awards (BMAs) in Las Vegas
In April, TIME magazine released its annual 100 most influential people in the world list, highlighting individuals for their powerful contributions or status in society.
Pop superstar Lady Gaga released her song “Born This Way” as the lead single from her second studio album of the same name.
At the 83rd annual Academy Awards, Asian Australian illustrator Shaun Tan won the best short film (animated) category for his piece, “The Lost Thing”
The past month showed a lot of love to Asian stars. The Academy Award nominees include a number of Asians, the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition released its annual report card
Happy New Year to my fellow pop-culture junkies! December was a fairly slow month. Two films, “The Social Network” and “Rabbit Hole,”
Unlike last year, 2010 was a pretty successful year for Asian celebrities, particularly in music and television.
I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season because it looks like our favorite celebrities are! I have plenty of good news this month and a little bit of bad news.