I told my friends all week to watch the U.S. play against Japan’s women soccer team as they competed for the gold medal. However, the coverage of the Olympics ended up disappointing many people …
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly 2012 must be a lucky year because the future is looking bright for Asians, as many seize or continue to work on new opportunities in all the aspects of the entertainment industry.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Underneath its addicting storylines and romantic gloss, ABC’s new series, “Pan Am,” seems poised to tackle the societal and cultural shifts of the 1960s. The show borrows its title from Pan American World Airways, the largest international air carrier in the United States during the 20th century, also known […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that crashed on a highway while returning to Manhattan’s Chinatown from a casino
During his broadcast, NBC anchor Brian Williams wondered how Japanese people located their lost relatives in Japan during the disaster.
Unlike last year, 2010 was a pretty successful year for Asian celebrities, particularly in music and television.
Last week, I went to the Seattle Symphony’s performance of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony at Benaroya Hall. Later, I watched Dr. Ken Jeong, medical doctor-turned-actor and stand-up comedian, on Jay Leno’s show through TiVo.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — With her Olympic dreams being over, Sasha Cohen stuck around to watch Mirai Nagasu and Rachael Flatt.
This was the length of Amy Anderson’s first standup performance at an open mic night in 1997 on Saint Patrick’s Day in a Minneapolis comedy club. At the end of her three minutes, she had found her passion.
March was a month of highs and lows for Asian celebrities. Yao Ming, Ichiro Suziki, and Freida Pinto flexed their star power. Michelle Kwan attempted a comeback, Bai Ling released a new film, and Lisa Ling’s sister, Laura Ling, ran into some trouble. Things aren’t looking so good for Joe Jonas, who has not seemed to learn from Miley Cyrus’ embarrassing debacle.