A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Controversies and — a movie opening Relativity Media, an L.A.-based film studio, defended its decision to shoot part of its comedy film, “21 and Over,” in Linyi, China. This decision is controversial because Linyi, a city in China’s eastern […]
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Last month started off with a bang as the media shined a light on those who have wronged the Asian community.
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Babies having babies We’re starting this month’s news with an actress best known to tweens (also known as fans of the Disney Channel!).
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