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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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Aug 23, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Vincent Rodriguez III Celebrates First Anniversary with Husband

Vincent Rodriguez III Celebrates First Anniversary with Husband

posted by Randall
Vincent Rodriguez III with Gregory Wright.

Vincent Rodriguez III with Gregory Wright. Via Instagram

By Ed Diokno
 
Vincent Rodriguez III, who plays Josh Chan in the incredibly entertaining television show, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, celebrated his first anniversary at the place where he made his proposal — Disneyland.

 
He took his husband, Gregory Wright, back to the Happiest Place On … Read more

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Is the Tide Turning for Asian American Men?

posted by Randall
Selfie starrring John Cho & Karen Gillan

Scene from Selfie starring John Cho and Karen Gillan

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

From Josh Chan of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to Henry on the shortlived Selfie, more Asian American actors are getting roles as leading men on American television.

But for every Josh Chan there’s Han Lee on Two Broke Girls or Raj … Read more

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Mar 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on How the Character Josh Chan Came to Be on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

How the Character Josh Chan Came to Be on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

posted by Louis Chan
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Vincent Rodriguez III with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator and star Rachel Bloom

 

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Fresh off the announcement that his much heralded show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will return to the CW for a second season, Vincent Rodriguez III will appear Sunday in San Francisco at CAAMfest.

Rodriguez will join … 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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Jan 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend cast takes on love; returns Monday

The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend cast takes on love; returns Monday

posted by Randall
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Rachel Bloom and Vincent Rodriguez III, the main leads in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,
break into song during an interview.

By Ed Diokno

 

Intrigued by Crazy Ex-Girlfriend? During the last two weeks, you probably saw Rachel Bloom, who plays the television show’s – well, crazy – title character, win the Golden Globe’s Best Actress in
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Jan 18, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Journal: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom Recognizes Diversity

Asian Journal: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom Recognizes Diversity

posted by Randall

Rachel Bloom

Rachel Bloom celebrated her recent Golden Globe’s victory by also celebrating diversity.

Bloom plays Rebecca Brunch on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, an infatuated lawyer who quits her job at a top New York law firm and moves to California to chase her teenage crush from summer camp.

Bloom won the Golden Globe for best actress in … Read more

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Jan 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Broadway World: Lea Salonga to Appear in The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Broadway World: Lea Salonga to Appear in The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

posted by Susan Chang
Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

 

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has already made Filipino-American history. Now it’s adding one of the community’s top celebrities.

Tony-award winning Broadway star Lea Salonga will be guest-starring in the musical in its season finale, reports Broadway World. She will be playing the aunt of the show’s main character … Read more

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Dec 27, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Fifth Most Viewed Story of 2015: Crazy-Ex-Girlfriend Puts Filipino American Family on National TV

Fifth Most Viewed Story of 2015: Crazy-Ex-Girlfriend Puts Filipino American Family on National TV

posted by Louis Chan
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend airs Mondays at 8/7c on the CW

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

(Note from Editor: AsAmNews continues its look at 2015 with updates on the top five most viewed stories of the year )

Of all the new television programs this season featuring Asian Americans in leading roles, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is the … Read more

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Making Filipino American History

posted by Randall
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Josh Chan (played by Vicente Rodriguez III, far right) introduces his Filipino/American family.

By Ed Diokno

The Thanksgiving episode airing this Monday (Nov 16) on  Crazy-Ex Girlfriend, a new musical-comedy on the CW Television Network will feature, for the first time (to my knowledge):

  • Dinaguan: Yes that tasty pork stew sometimes described as
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