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Jan 21, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Senators Keep Promise on DACA

posted by Randall

Mazie Hirano and Dick Durbin

Senator Mazie Hirano (D-Hawaii) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) meet with Dreamers protesting outside the Capitol Saturday
Courtesy: Senator Dick Durbin


 
Views from the Edge contributed to this report
 
Three Asian American senators held firm in their support of DACA and rejected the latest Republican proposal on a measure that would have extended … Read more

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Jan 20, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Darren Criss Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

posted by Randall
Darren Criss with Mia Swier

Via Facebook

Actor and musician Darren Criss is officially off the market.

The former Glee star who is currently starring in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story on FX announced his engagement to his girlfriend of seven years, writer/producer Mia Swier.

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Jan 20, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Will Aziz Ansari Show Up at the SAG Awards?

posted by Randall
Aziz Ansari

Via Facebook

Views from the Edge

 

The biggest question for the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night is: Will Aziz Ansari attend?

Fresh off his Golden Globe award, Ansari has a good chance of winning a SAG award for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Ansari plays an Indian … Read more

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Jan 19, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Not Enough “We”, Too Much “Me”–A Conversation with John Chiang on the Model Majority Podcast

posted by Randall

 

John Chiang at MLK Parade

John Chiang at the Annual Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles to honor Martin Luther King. Photo via Facebook

By Kevin Xu
Model Majority Podcast

In a recent episode of the Model Majority Podcast (@modelmajorityp), its co-host Kevin Xu (@Kevinsxu) interviewed John Chiang (@JohnChiangCA), California’s State Treasurer and candidate for governor about, his family’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 18, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Rep. Pramila Jayapal To Boycott State Of The Union Address

posted by Dana Delacruz

Pramila JayapalIndian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) has announced that she would not attend the January 30 State of the Union address in protest of President Trump’s divisive policies and rhetoric, The Seattle Times reports.

“I think it is absolutely unacceptable to see the racism and the hatred coming out the White House,” Jayapal said in … Read more

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Jan 17, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

New TV Project: Daniel Dae Kim will produce First Rule of Ten

posted by Brittney Le

Daniel Dae Kim. Photo from Ewen Roberts via Flickr Creative Commons.

Views From The Edge
By Ed Diokno

Let’s hope this TV project First Rule of Ten reaches fruition: A former Buddhist monk trying to balance his beliefs with modern-day Los Angeles. Sounds intriguing.

We’re wishing the producers or the network don’t turn the … Read more

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Jan 16, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Darren Criss Plays His Darkest Role Ever in Assassination of Gianni Versace

posted by Randall

Darren Criss

Darren Criss plays his most sinister role yet as Andrew Cunanan, the serial killer who in 1997 murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

Darren Criss in VersaceThe nine part miniseries debuting Wednesday on FX presents quite a challenge for Criss who’s known from his musical roles on Broadway (Hedwig Read more

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Jan 14, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Angela Kang is Showrunner of The Walking Dead Season 9

posted by Brittney Le

Korean American Angela Kang has been promoted to showrunner of The Walking Dead for its season 9 renewal, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Former showrunner Scott M. Gimple will now take over as chief content officer, overseeing the franchise’s TV universe, including the spinoff Fear the Walking Dead, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 13, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

The Black Eyed Peas Release First New Song in Eight Years

posted by Randall

Street Livin'
 
The Black Eyed Peas has returned with a hard hitting song about racism.
 
The group sans Fergie returns with Filipino American apl.de.ap along with will.i.am and Taboo.
 
The single Street Livin’ makes liberal use of the N word and takes a hard no-holds-barred look at crime in the Black community. There are … Read more

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Jan 13, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Trump Reportedly Asked Asian American “Where Are you From”

posted by Randall
Donald Trump

Photo by Matt Johnson via Flickr Creative Commons

President Trump reportedly became fixated over the ethnicity of an Asian American intelligence analyst following a recent meeting.

According to NBC, the woman is an expert on hostage negotiations and had just briefed the President on the pending release of a family being held in Pakistan.… Read more

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