Hi, guys! This month in pop culture news, we have it all. We have research that flies in the face of decades of racist conventional wisdom. We have an Asian dream team coming together to make what will hopefully be the best romantic comedy there ever has been. We have sex cult stuff. And we also have a Vietnamese American actor who was driven off of social media because — guess why! — people were racist dicks to her.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Top 5 A-pop hall of famers I bet you’re wondering how I picked the Hall of Famers. Really scientifically and through a rigorous point system. No, I’m just playing. It’s very biased and based on faulty intuition and logic. I chose people who I thought made a big and […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Yo, guys, how do we feel about the word “Oriental”? I know we’ve mostly decided to stop calling human beings this, unless you are like, over 60 years old — then you get a pass, I guess. But are we still okay with calling rugs and Top Ramen Oriental? […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Actor Daniel Dae Kim confirmed last week that he’s joined the cast of the new “Hellboy” reboot by Lionsgate and Millennium. “I’m excited to confirm that I’ve officially joined the cast of Hellboy,” said Kim in a Facebook post. “We start shooting [on Sept. 13] and I’ll be playing Ben […]
Johnny Damon, Daniel Dae Kim, Duy-Loan Le, and Sonita Lontoh were present at the dinner to acknowledge their achievements.
The Asian Hall of Fame exhibit opened on May 3 at SeaTac Airport, presenting a collection of images and memorabilia representing current honorees inducted in the Seattle-based Robert Chinn Foundation’s Asian Hall of Fame. The foundation’s Board of Directors and members of Seattle’s Asian Pacific Islander communities gathered to inaugurate the exhibit, which honors the […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Nobody wants to admit it, but summer is over. With the yellow school buses rolling in, it’s a sure sign that fall is right around the corner. But who said you still can’t savor the remnants of August? Let’s take a second to remember end-of-summer highlights with some of […]
YouTube has been a strong tool for the Asian and Pacific American community. In addition to aiding Janet Liang’s “Helping Janet” movement register more than 20,000 new bone marrow donors, YouTube has changed the APA identity in the United States by letting the community represent themselves as they are, rather than through the lenses of […]
Unlike last year, 2010 was a pretty successful year for Asian celebrities, particularly in music and television.
Welcome back to another month of Asian American entertainment news! This fall, a number of Asian Americans embark on new projects.