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MTV Host Blasted for Injecting Jeff Sessions’ Asian American Grandchildren into Political Fire

posted by Randall

Jeff Sessions GrandchildrenA news host and writer for MTV is under fire for a tweet that inferred Attorney General nominee Jeff Session used his Asian American grandchildren as props during his confirmation hearing.

Sessions confirmation has been heavily opposed by civil rights activists who have openly called his actions racist. The Tweet by Ira Madison III which … Read more

Asian Americans

MTV’s ‘Decoded’: The Weird History of Asian Sex Stereotypes

posted by Randall
Franchesca Ramsey

MTV’s Franchesca Ramsey examines the root of Asian stereotypes.

By Ed Diokno

It’s all about sex and power.


The stereotypes that haunt Asian American men and women is  getting talked about outside of our community and it’s about time.

Franchesca Ramsey is the host of MTV’s weekly video series, Decoded, where she tackles

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The Passing of an Artist; David Bowie Broke Down Barriers and Prejudices

posted by Randall

David Bowie

David Bowie, 1947-2016

By Ed Diokno

David Bowie died Sunday (Jan. 10) after an 18-month battle with cancer. Tributes and memorials came pouring in from around the world about his influence and impact on music.


I have to admit, at first, I was not a big follower of David Bowie. The shaved … Read more

Asian Americans

‘White People’ Inspires Passionate Discussion about Race in America

posted by Elizabeth Kim

Jose Antonio Vargas

By Elizabeth Kim

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’s new documentary White People sparked conversations about race and White privilege on Twitter after airing Tuesday evening on MTV.

The documentary follows Vargas as he travels the country talking to young people about issues of race, particularly about the White experience and role of White privilege … Read more


MTV Casting for Stereotypical “PATEL MOTEL” Reality Show

posted by Randall

MotelBy Priyal Patel

I was born and raised in California and as a child, whenever people asked me my full name, it usually went like this:

“What’s your last name?”


“Oh, so do your parents own like a motel or hotel or something?”

The answer is no. Not every Indian family with the last … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

First We Feast: ABC Greenlights Pilot for Eddie Huang. @MrEddieHuang

posted by Randall

Eddie Huang's Fresh off the BoatWe reported just last week that celebrity chef  and author Eddie Huang would host a new MTV reality show.

The news just keeps getting better for the rising star.

First We Feast reports that a pilot based on Huang’s memoir, Fresh off the Boat, is being produced for ABC.

It will be written and executive … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Eater: Celebrity Chef @MrEddieHuang to Host New MTV Show

posted by Randall

Eddie Huang's Fresh off the BoatTaiwanese American celebrity chef Eddie Huang will host a new show on MTV, reports Eater.

The show Snackdown will feature “amateur chefs battling it out in an array of snack-inspired challenges for a cash prize.”

Model Chrissy Teigen and chef Jason Quinn (The Playground, Santa Ana, CA) will serve as judges.

A third judge … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

MTV: @DarrenCriss Launches Cross Country Concert Tour Today

posted by Randall

Darren CrissGlee Star Darren Criss kicks off his cross country concert tour tonight in his hometown of San Francisco.

Criss told MTV his fans can expect to hear some new material.

We’re playing a lot of new songs, and it is a sort of venture into new territory for people who may or may not know … Read more


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