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
By Ed Diokno
In this week’s episode of The Mindy Project, our favorite OB-GYN, Mindy Lahiri, proclaims she is an Indian American and refuses to acknowledge what her colleague thinks of her—an entitled white man.
It took four … Read more
In the words of ABC Entertainment Chief Paul Lee, shows with all white casts “feel dated.”
Just three weeks into the new season at ABC, the network this week green lighted for full season airings two freshman shows featuring large African American … Read more
Time reports that next TV season will have the most diverse casts ever with many minority actors in the lead.
We will have three series with Asian American leads, Fresh Off the Boat on ABC with Randall Park, Hudson Yang and Constance Wu; and … Read more
The criticism of Mindy Kaling and questions about diversity on The Mindy Project have a familiar ring to Margaret Cho, according to a blog in YOMYOMF
A recent panel discussion at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas, found Mindy Kaling firing back at questions about diversity on her show, The Mindy Project (Photo by Digital Photos).
The mood of the panel titled “Running the Show: TV’s New Queen of Comedy,” was fairly jovial until … Read more
A reporter with E! Online asked Mindy Kaling “what’s your type?”
It was an apparent reference to Kaling’s preference for dating exclusively white men on her program, The Mindy Project.
A blog by Rutgers University senior Rashmee Kumar for the Daily Targum takes a critical look at what the TV show The Mindy Project is saying about South Asian Americans in a multi-cultural society.
While applauding Kaling for bringing visibility to South Asian Americans, she finds “pretty problematic” the show’s commentary on sexual and race … Read more
Dads has been put on indefinite hiatus by Fox, reports Deadline. The show was called by some critics the most racist on television for its depiction of a giggly Asian American who dressed in a sexy school girl … Read more