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Apr 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Chloe Bennet, Ken Jeong & Randall Park talk Asian American Progress at Celebration of East West Players

posted by Randall

By Kanika Lal
It was an evening to celebrate, and to contemplate.
The nation’s first Asian American theater organization – East West Players – held their 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards and Silent Auction at the Hilton Universal in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24.
The pioneers of Hollywood’s multicultural scene … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Is Ross Butler Your New Asian TV Crush?

posted by Randall

Ross Butler
Ross Butler is rapidly gaining a reputation as an Asian male heartthrob.

The young actor is earned his stripes on shows targeting teenagers, despite being 26 years old. He plays Reggie in CW’s Riverdale, a show based on the Archie comic strip. He’s also earning raves for his role on the Netflix original series, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 15, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Jamie Ford to Turn Bestseller into Movie

posted by Brittney Le

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetHalf-Chinese author Jamie Ford has signed on to work with film producers to turn his bestselling novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet into a movie, reports KRTV. Ford has even agreed to write the screenplay adaptation himself, something that not many authors choose to do.

The historical fiction novel is a … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Breast Cancer Rates Among Asian Americans on Rise

posted by Randall

MammogramBy Viji Sundaram
New America Media

Unlike other ethnic groups, Asian Americans experienced an increase in breast cancer rates over the last 15 years, according to researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC). Breast cancer incidents remained stable or declined in most U.S. populations over the same period.

In the first study to … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 11, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Star Studded Lineup Set Monday for East West Players Visionary Awards

posted by Randall
Chloe Bennet

Actress Chloe Bennet changed her name from Chloe Wang

Some of the highest profile Asian Americans on television will be coming out for 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards in Los Angeles this coming Monday.

The night benefiting the East West Players, the nation’s longest running theater of color, will honor Chloe Bennet of Marvel’s Agents of Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Gemma Chan Named to Cast of Crazy Rich Asians

posted by Randall
Gemma Chan

From AMC

Chinese British actress Gemma Chan has joined the cast of Crazy Rich Asians.

Fans of Sci-Fi might recognize Chan from the AMC hit, Humans.

She’ll be joining Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding in the Jon Chu adaptation of the Kevin Kwan best seller.

Chan will play Astrid Leong, aka The Read more


Apr 8, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American College Student Missing for Eight Days

posted by Randall
  1. Alycia YeomanThe disappearance of a missing 20-year-old college student from the small Northern California town of Yuba City near Sacramento is attracting national attention.

Alycia “Aly” Yeoman has been missing for eight days now. She was last seen at a residence in Yuba City and has since failed to show up for work.

The search for … Read more

Filipino American

Apr 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

9-Month-Old Samuel Lowe Mugging for Modeling Contract

posted by Randall
Samuel Lowe

Samuel Lowe with dad Sean via Instagram

When you’re the son of two reality TV stars, you’re destined to be photogenic.

9-month-year-old Samuel Lowe is not disappointing.

Samuel is the son of Bachelor TV winners Sean and Catherine whose mother is Filipino.

Dad Sean has posted numerous pictures of their youngster on Instagram.

Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 1, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Updated: Two Asian American Girls Kidnapped in Northern California Found Alive

posted by Randall
Solai Pomtong

Solai Pomtong

Laila Pomtong

Laila Pomtong

UPDATE: Two girls kidnapped Friday in Northern California have been found safe, according to ABC7. The suspect has been taken into custody.

KCRA reports Alicia Lapp has been charged with child abduction. Bail has been set at $55,000. Lapp is the girl’s biological mother, but has not had custody for … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 29, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

Meet the New Male Lead for Crazy Rich Asians

posted by Randall

Henry Golding

Henry Golding will star in Crazy Rich Asians

An actor from Singapore and Malaysia has been tapped to play the male lead in the upcoming movie, Crazy Rich Asians .
The Hollywood Reporter broke the story that Henry Golding has been chosen to play Nick Young in the adaptation of Kelvin Kwan’s best selling … Read more


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