It’s hard to fathom that in the mid-90s Marvel was declaring bankruptcy, but look at the comic company now: an entertainment jaggernaut that cranks out box office smashes. And there’s no reason why they should stop at domestic success, as the newest sequel to the Iron Man franchise will be co-produced to a Chinese production company as a way to co-finance and distribute the film. According to an article from the LA Times, Foreign films [...] Continue »
The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Linsanity! www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive I’m a big fan of The Colbert Show and Stephen Colbert, so I was happy to see that Colbert also has caught LINSANITY. The show tapes in New York City, so it’s no surprise Colbert is aware of the Knicks fantastic run with Lin. The LINSANITY begins at minute 1:25. Colbert gives a [...] Continue »
With the help of their art teacher, students at Oakhland International High School–many of whom are immigrants and learning to speak English–have detailed their experiences by drawing and writing comics: “By asking her students to create these comics, Bui is not only teaching them to tell stories through art, but she is helping them make sense of their lives and process what they have gone through. Bui has only reflected on her and her family’s [...] Continue »
Comedian Joe Wong made his third appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. I’ve had the opportunity to meet and see Wong’s hilarious performance in San Francisco two years ago. Wong’s longest and most hilarious comedy set online was when he performed at the Annual Radio & TV Correspondents’ Dinner last year.
Writer/illustrator (and Community critic) Brian Lam recently launched a mini web comic series, Adamantly Amorous, about an Asian American late bloomer on the search for true love: “ It is inspired by true stories and I wrote it in part to put more material out there with contemporary sympathizable Asian-American main characters.” If you’re in the mood for a romantic comedy, read and enjoy!
After open documentation and investigation into the student causalities from poor school building construction in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in China, artist and activist Ai Wei Wei was beaten and detained by the Chinese government, his studio bulldozed to the ground. Recently China’s Palace Museum has authorized a huge exhibition called The Emperor’s Private Paradise. Given the detainment and persecution of Ai Wei Wei for his art, should US Art Museums boycott working with China’s [...] Continue »