Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s film The Problem with Apu makes its television debut this Sunday on TruTV (10 pm Sunday with repeat showings Monday at 1 a.m. and 7 p.m.)
The cutting film on the long running Simpson’s character Apu leaves no doubt what Kondabolu and a who’s … Read more
The 2017 San Diego Asian Film Festival is well underway, featuring films from first time filmmakers to internationally acclaimed directors. AsAm News had the opportunity to talk to Saila Kariat, an Indian American filmmaker who screened her first, but already award-winning feature length film, The Valley at the UltraStar … Read more
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By Tanvi Wattal
After six seasons, The Mindy Project, created by actor, producer and writer Mindy Kaling, ended this week in a way that stayed true to its romantic comedy genre, where Danny Castellano and Mindy Lahiri – the “will-they-wont-they … Read more
Team USA three-time Olympic silver medalist Julie Chu is celebrating the birth of her first child, reports the Montreal Gazette.
Her partner and fellow Olympian Caroline Ouellette made the announcement on Instagram.
A Barbie designed to resemble US bronze-medal winning Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad will be released next year, Mattel announced yesterday.
She will be the first hijab-wearing Barbie in the history of the doll line just like Muhammad was the first Olympian to wear a hijab in 2016 at the Rio Olympics. Muhammad won the … Read more
The historical photos show happy go lucky prisoners enjoying life behind barbed wire. They were photos taken by government photographers hired to put a positive spin on a blight in U.S. history.
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By Christopher Chow
I remember Herb Lee, Inspector Herb Lee of the San Francisco Police Department, the first Chinese American policeman in the City. That’s how I knew him, as Insp. Herb Lee. I met him when I was making the documentary Under Their Ancestors Shadows. I was a reporter … Read more
By Gaby Wy
Doug Kim wants to make change in an industry that he feels doesn’t represent Asians like it should.
By Randall Yip
I was saddened to open the paper this morning to learn that Herb Lee had died at the age of 84 from colon cancer.
He was not a household name.
I’ve had very little social interaction with him over the years.
Yet I couldn’t help but think back … Read more