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Apr 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on New Trailer for Season 2 of Master of None Released

New Trailer for Season 2 of Master of None Released

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Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari pose for photographers after winning their Emmys

Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari accept the Emmy for best writing for Master of None. Photo by ABC

The new trailer for Aziz Ansari’s Master of None on Netflix looks more like a trailer for a chick flick.
 
The trailer is set in Europe so we can expect Dev to take his antics across … Read more

Blogs

Jan 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

posted by Randall

2016

By Ed Diokno
 
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
 
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more

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Sep 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Some Italian Americans Aren’t Applauding Alan Yang’s Remarks

Some Italian Americans Aren’t Applauding Alan Yang’s Remarks

posted by Randall
Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari pose for photographers after winning their Emmys

Photo by ABC

By Ed Diokno

 

Alan Yang, who with his co-writer Aziz Ansara, won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy last Sunday, is under fire from some Italian Americans.

 

While trying to make a point about the lack of representation of AAPI in the entertainment industry, while receiving his Emmy,
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Sep 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

posted by Randall
via GIPHY

 

By Ed Diokno

Diversity – racial, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle – was threaded throughout the Emmy awards show Sunday night – from the opening monologue by Jimmy Kimmel to the series of awards to actors of color.starting with the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy, won by Ansari Aziz and Alan Wang for

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Apr 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Aziz Ansari & Alan Yang to be Honored at Asian Pacific American Award Dinner

Aziz Ansari & Alan Yang to be Honored at Asian Pacific American Award Dinner

posted by Randall
Alan Yang & Aziz Ansari

Alan Yang & Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang will be honored by the Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies at its annual awards gala on May 4.

Ansari and Yang will receive the Vision Award for their work breaking barriers in entertainment. The two currently work on the Netflix’ Master of None Read more

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Mar 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on CAAMFest 2016 Is a Huge Celebration of Asian and Asian American Films and Videos

CAAMFest 2016 Is a Huge Celebration of Asian and Asian American Films and Videos

posted by Randall
Sung Kang

Fast & Furious’ Sung Kang talks about his career.

By Ed Diokno

 

For those who love film and video, this weekend you can be in your glory. CAAMFest presents a 10-day smorgasbord of documentaries, home movies, personalities, shorts and feature films from the US and from Asia,

Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American

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Feb 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Variety: Master of None Renewed for Second Season

Variety: Master of None Renewed for Second Season

posted by Randall

Masters of None
 
The first of several television programs with Asian Americans in lead roles has been renewed for another season.
 
Netflix has announced it will bring back Master of None starring Aziz Ansari for a second season in 2017, reported Variety.
 
Ansari created the program about his life as a single Indian American … Read more

Blogs

Jan 29, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Variety to Hollywood: Shame on Us

Variety to Hollywood: Shame on Us

posted by Randall

Variety Shame on Us Headline

By Ed Diokno

Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes at Comic Con San Diego 2009

 

Just when it appears that Hollywood is going to make some serious movement towards diversity, along comes the announcement that Joseph Fiennes is going to play Michael Jackson in a movie.

 

Really? When I mentioned the need for creative casting in an … Read more

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Nov 8, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on South Asian Americans & East Asian Americans bonded Together by Immigrant Experience in ‘Masters of None’

South Asian Americans & East Asian Americans bonded Together by Immigrant Experience in ‘Masters of None’

posted by Randall

Aziz Ansari

Alan Yang

Alan Yang is the show runner for Master of None

Since launching a pan Asian American website, I have become increasingly aware that a cultural and even political divide exists among East Asian Americans and South Asian Americans.

One comment I too often see is that South Asian Americans have little in common culturally with … Read more

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Nov 6, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Aziz Ansari’s Masters of None Released on Netflix

Aziz Ansari’s Masters of None Released on Netflix

posted by Randall

Masters of None

Subscribers of Netflix may be wise to check out Aziz Ansari’s Masters of None.

The 10-episode first season is being released today and is already generating buzz among critics.

Rotten Tomatoes gives it a 100% fresh rating based on 27 reviews from TV critics and 49 reviews from fans.

Masters of None looks at … Read more

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