Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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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

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Staff of SNL Asserts White Privilege

posted by Randall

Asian American dollThe staff of Saturday Night Live has had more than a few controversies involving the Asian American community.

It’s obvious that over the years, the folks at SNL don’t see anything wrong with putting white actors in yellow face. They’ve done it numerous times, much to the chagrin of many Asian Americans.

The writers and … Read more


Why Bruno Mars Should Walk Off the Set of SNL

posted by Randall

Saturday Night LiveBruno Mars is scheduled to appear on Saturday Night Live this weekend. The Filipino American hit machine from Hawaii will appear with Mark Ronson to perform their new single, Uptown Funk.

My initial excitement about the appearance (I still remember Mars Rocking the Superbowl last season) was quickly tempered by my distaste for SNL’s … Read more

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NOLA: Gov @BobbyJindal parodied on SNL

posted by Randall

Nasim PedradYou know you’ve made the national scene when you get parodied on Saturday Night Live.

SNL cast member Nasim Pedrad in a bit of gender bending portrayed Louisiana Governor and likely presidential candidate Bobby Jindal in a sketch about the new Republican party, reports NOLA.

The actress was born in Iran and immigrated with her … Read more


Schema: Art Gallery urged to cancel yellowface fundraiser

posted by Randall

WAGA fundraiser by the Winnipeg Art Gallery which encourages partygoers to “embrace their inner ninja” and “throw on a kimono and everything Japanese” is being called “hurtful” and a perpetuation of yellowface that has surfaced in the media in recent months, reports Schema.

The Big in Japan Art & Soul Gala has reminded some … Read more

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Aerogram: Bad News for Fans of Parks & Rec. Show Goes on Hiatus

posted by Randall

Aziz AnsariThe show with a devoted following, but less than stellar ratings has been put on hiatus for most of the rest of the year by NBC.

Aerogram reports that Parks & Recreation has been taken off the schedule, effective immediately.

The show with an ensemble cast that includes Saturday Night Live alum Amy Poehler  and … Read more


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