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Simpsons Looking to Change Racist Apu

posted by Randall

Nahasapeemapetilon, Apu SimpsonsThe harsh spotlight Indian American comedian Hari Kondabolu aimed at the offensive and racist Simpson character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon may have had an impact.

Less than two months after Kondabolu’s film The Problem with Apu aired on national TV, Hank Azaria, the voice behind the character, told TV Guide the long running show is looking at … Read more

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Anna Awards Announced for AAPI Actors, Movies, TV and More

posted by Ed Diokno


‘The Big Sick’ has the honor of winning the 2018 Best Asian/American Movie Award.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s awards season. The Golden Globes were just handed out. The writers, actors and directors will be handing out its yearly awards. The Grammys are coming soon, the Academy Awards will be announced.… Read more


Huff Post: Is It Time for Simpson’s Apu to Go Away

posted by Randall

Nahasapeemapetilon, Apu SimpsonsThe Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has been around for nearly 25 years.

The Indian American character speaks with a funny accent and works in a convenience store and is described by some as a racist carcicature.

In her blog for the Huff Post,  Mallika Rao wonders whether its time for Apu to be retired from the … Read more


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