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Interview with Jeffrey Fong

CHOPSO interviews Asian American filmmaker Jeffrey Fong whose feature film, Ru, is streaming on CHOPSO. C: What’s Ru about? This film is about an awkward,…

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Asian American Voice with Producer and Host B.J. Kang

CHOPSO interviews Asian American Voice producer and host  B.J. Kang. The podcast is now streaming on CHOPSO. C: Why did you start the Asian American Voice?…

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Posted in Entertainment US

Sean Lew, Asian American Dance Sensation

Sean Lew is a young Asian American dancer that I’ve been tracking. Previously, in 2013, I wrote a blog about him titled “What if Miley…

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Iron Fist Brilliantly Adapts the Chinese Martial Arts Genre to Western Cinema

After hearing negative buzz about Netflix and Marvel’s television series, Iron Fist, I almost didn’t bother to click on the poster when it appeared on…

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Posted in Culture US

Watters’ World: Chinatown (Unedited)

If you’re an Asian American, you might still be trying very hard to forget the extremely stupid, unfunny and racist Chinatown segment of Watters’ World aired two weeks…

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Outsiders in Our Own Home

Last week we saw Fox News’ Jesse Watters in Chinatown conducted an offensive interview segment with Chinese immigrants who don’t understand English. Not only were the interviews not…

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New Trailer: The Great Wall

The Chinese-American coproduction, The Great Wall, is set to be released in February 2017 but the trailer with Matt Damon as a warrior who saves the…

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Academy to Give a Special Oscar Annually to an Asian

A major coup to get Asians recognized and apologized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences arrived today. After receiving a letter signed…

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My Life as a FOP (Fresh Off the Plane)

I have to say when I watched ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat and no matter how much I love Randall and the cast… I just…

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Posted in Culture India US

Review: Aziz Ansari Strikes Out on His Own in Netflix’s Master of None

Best known for Parks and Recreation, comedian Aziz Ansari swaggers his way into big time in the new Netflix series, Master of None. Created by Ansari…

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