Posted in Culture Philippines

Who is Kuya Brandon Lee?

A Guest Post by Melissa Reyes and Faye Lacanilao Brandon is a close friend of ours from San Francisco State University. We both met him…

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Posted in Culture

“Paige” by Lark Lee

CHOPSO interviews the writer/director/producer/actor Lark Lee on her web series Paige which is streaming on Chopso today. C: Tell me about your latest project Paige…

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Posted in Culture Dirty Laundry

#metoo, Dr. Dennis Kelly

Last Thursday, I was driving my 3-year-old son to preschool around 7 am listening to NPR news as usual. I heard an interview with a…

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Posted in Culture Hong Kong

Hong Kong Mon Amour (or the Twice Cooked Immigrant)

The most heartbreaking moment in my life was when I was eleven my parents came home in Hong Kong and said that we had to…

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Posted in China Culture Dirty Laundry

Chinese Imperialism: Japanese American Got Punched by Chinese Attorney for Saying “Taiwan is independent” in America.

Yesterday, my friend Oki, a Japanese American film archivist living in Los Angeles, got punched by a (Mainland) Chinese national who was an attorney while…

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Posted in Culture Interview

Rika Ohara on Yoko Ono and The Heart of No Place

Rika Ohara’s The Heart of No Place has just premiered on CHOPSO whose senior writer Quentin Lee has seized the opportunity to interview her about…

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Posted in Culture Thailand

Travelers Beware: Grab Thailand Scam

Latest Update: Grab has reversed the credit card charge after the publication of this article. Still travelers should not use the cash option as it…

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Posted in Culture India

Sacred Games and its Transgender Glamour

Netflix India’s first original hit series Sacred Games has a secret weapon. If you hate spoilers, please don’t read the article. You’re forewarned. What truly…

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Posted in Culture Interview

Koji Steven Sakai’s 422

Not only is Koji Steven Sakai the CEO of CHOPSO, he is an author of several novels and graphic novels. Based on one of World…

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Posted in Culture

My CinemAsianAmerica

For a years, I’ve had the idea to publish a photo book with stills from my films. Finally, after making my 7th feature The Unbidden,…

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