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Will Aziz Ansari Show Up at the SAG Awards?

posted by Randall
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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

Asian Americans

Aziz Ansari Sexual Misconduct Allegation Troubles Asian Americans

posted by Dana Delacruz

Aziz Ansari won Best TV Actor (Musical or Comedy) at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. From YouTube/NBC.

Indian American comedian Aziz Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct Saturday by a Brooklyn-based photographer days after his history-making Golden Globes win for his performance in Master of None.

The alleged victim relayed her … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on SAG shows some love for Cast of The Big Sick, Hong Chau and Aziz Ansari

SAG shows some love for Cast of The Big Sick, Hong Chau and Aziz Ansari

posted by Randall

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick. Photo: Lionsgate/Amazon Studios

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick. Photo: Lionsgate/Amazon Studios


 
Views from the Edge
 

Asian American actors got a little bit of love from their acting peers when the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees were announced Wednesday (Dec. 13).

Vietnamese American Hong Chau was nominated for her supporting role … Read more

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Nov 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian Americans in Hollywood Call Out Simpson’s Apu for Being Racist

Indian Americans in Hollywood Call Out Simpson’s Apu for Being Racist

posted by Gabi Wy

ApuBy Louis Chan
Additional writing by Gabi Wy

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

Asian Americans

Let’s hope an AAPI actor wins an Emmy tonight

Let’s hope an AAPI actor wins an Emmy tonight

posted by Ed Diokno
By Ed Diokno
There’s a chance  an Asian/American actor will win an Emmy today (Sept. 16) but based on the history of the awards show, the odds would be against it occurring. It would be only the second Emmy awarded to an AAPI actor.
The last couple of years, it looked … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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

posted by Randall

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

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Jan 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Aziz Ansari to become First South Asian to Host Saturday Night Live

Aziz Ansari to become First South Asian to Host Saturday Night Live

posted by Randall

Aziz AnsariEmmy Award winner Aziz Ansari will host Saturday Night Live on January 21.

He will be the first South Asian American to ever host the show, reports the Washington Post. Just four Asian Americans have played that role in SNL’s 41 year history. Two have been Chinese American, Jackie Chan and Lucy Liu. The … 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

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 21, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on The Times is Now. Register to Vote

The Times is Now. Register to Vote

posted by Randall
Ken Jeong

Actor Ken Jeong urges people to register to vote.

 

OCT. 24 is the deadline for registering to vote in California.

Besides being the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S., Asian Americans have the highest income and are the best educated – both factors that have traditionally produced high voter turnout.However, as a

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Bad Ass Asians

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
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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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