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Kim’s Convenience is HILARIOUS – Available on Netflix

I had heard of the Canadian television comedy Kim’s Convenience a few years ago when it debuted, but never got around to watching it, even when it became available on Netflix last year in the U.S. But after remembering a … Continue reading

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Ken Jeong’s Netflix Comedy Special: ‘You Complete Me, Ho’ Now Streaming

On Valentine’s Day, Netflix released Ken Jeong’s first ever comedy special titled, ‘You Complete Me, Ho’ : In his first-ever stand-up special, Ken Jeong pays tribute to his wife and shares stories about Hollywood and how “The Hangover” saved his life. … Continue reading

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8$: ‘Rice on White,’ Asian American Sex Comedy Feature Film

8$ is a series which occasionally highlights interesting crowdfunding projects. Every day, the 8Asians team is inundated by many worthy pitches. We are unable to highlight every one that comes our way, or even the ones we might individually support. … Continue reading

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From the Margins to the Mainstream: A Panel on Race, Comedy and Prime Time TV

KPCC, Southern California’s public radio station, recently hosted this panel on Race, Comedy, and Prime Time TV.  The guest panelists were: Melvin Mar (@ChineseGuy88), executive producer of “Fresh Off the Boat” Joz Wang (@JozJozJoz), editor of 8 Asians and founder of V3, … Continue reading

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What Would You Do If You Encountered A Racist Comedian?

What would you do if you encountered a mean spirited, racist comedian? One response would be to attack the comedian, as one Asian American guy did. The show What Would You Do? wanted to check how people would response by … Continue reading

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The Mindy Project Makes Mindy Kaling Even More Hilarious

When I first heard that Mindy Kaling’s pilot, The Mindy Project, was picked up by Fox, I was cautiously optimistic — not because I don’t like Mindy. I mean, who DOESN’T like Mindy? She’s so girly without being SO GIRLY. … Continue reading

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Get your Cho on: Margaret Cho’s campaign

She’s at it again. No, not Britney. Margaret Cho! The Drop Dead Diva star is launching a campaign promoting her album, Cho Dependent and donating 20% of the proceeds to Immediate Justice, a human rights charity. However, this campaign focuses … Continue reading

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L.A. Ticket Giveaway: Comedy Zen, Jokes of Fury (Friday, December 3)

UPDATE: Congrats to mwei for winning the giveaway! If you’re in Los Angeles, check out Comedy Zen, a showcase of the funniest and finest multicultural comedians working today! We’ve blogged about a lot of these guys before, so if you … Continue reading

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‘The People I’ve Slept With’ Opens in L.A. this Friday Night; Q&A with Filmmakers & Cast Hosted by jozjozjoz & 8Asians

We’ve been unabashed fans of the sex-comedy The People I’ve Slept With even before Koji joined our ranks, so it’s with great pleasure that we share the news that the film will be opening in Los Angeles this weekend (starting … Continue reading

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ChannelAPA on the East Coast

What’s up everybody? This is Steve from channelAPA.com, and I just want to say that I’m very enthusiastic about the partnership that we’ve formed with our friends here at 8Asians! Along with the videos that you’ll be seeing on channelAPA’s … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Il Loves Women, Doesn’t “Violence Women Domestically (or internationally)”

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last couple of months, then you might have been inundated with requests to vote in Chase’s Community Giving Facebook Campaign. With financial resources drying up for many organizations, this campaign has been a … Continue reading

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The first episode of MegaBot is here!

Ever since I saw the trailer for the new webseries MegaBot by 5432 Films and Cherry Sky Films (who brought us Ping Pong Playa), I’ve been excited to see the first full episode online! The uncensored (NSFW) version of Episode … Continue reading

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