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Mythmaking: On YouTube “Celebrity” Cults, Their Hubris, and Avarice

The person who experiences greatness must have a feeling for the myth he is in. He must reflect what is projected upon him. And he must have a strong sense of the sardonic. This is what uncouples him from belief … Continue reading

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YouTube’s YOMYOMF Network Will Change Your World

When this video got uploaded around 11pm on Sunday night, I don’t think anybody could have possibly expected how epic in scope this was actually going to be. What is possibly the first conscious venture of mainstream media fusing with … Continue reading

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Why are Asian American Films Bad?

Before I even wrote the April’s Fools article Joy Luck Ranked Greatest Asian American Film Of All Time, I have contemplated for the longest time creating a list for the Top 10 Worst Asian American films of all time. There’s … Continue reading

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Mnet America’s Short Notice Asian American Short Film Program Open For Submissions

Short Notice, Mnet America’s short film program is out there for Asian Americans. If you win it, you get to win $5,000. Say what? Are you an Asian American film maker with a compelling short film that you want to … Continue reading

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Asians Make Up Only 0.4% Of Stars On Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame

In light of Shakira’s recent addition to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, CNN’s recent article on minorities in Hollywood calculates some fairly depressing statistics on diversity in the biz – only 0.4% of the 2,354 stars are Asians. That’s TEN STARS. … Continue reading

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Brenda Song is NOT pregnant by but engaged to Trace Cyrus

Last week it was announced that Brenda Song and Trace Cyrus will enter the world of matrimony — and to that, I have to say “YAY!” What better way to announce the engage than via social media. Trace tweeted the … Continue reading

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How To Be a Bad Asian: It’s Not All About API Rights in Movies

Life is hard enough as an Asian. Not all of us can get perfect SAT scores, graduate from medical school or trick out a Honda Civic. The pressure to embrace our culture remains but sometimes, we just don’t want to. … Continue reading

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The Working APA Actor: Randall Park

The Working APA Actor is a bi-monthly interview of Asian Pacific Islander American actors in the entertainment world, whether it be theater, film, television, or commercials. It is an inside look at these actors exploring their passion in their craft … Continue reading

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All About ChannelAPA.com

Over the last year that I’ve produced content for channelAPA.com, I thought it was interesting that we never actually had a video of our own to explain what it is that we do. Fortunately, we’ve just compiled a promotional spot … Continue reading

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Searching for Asian-American Actors On TV

It’s TV pilot season, which means the networks are loading up on new projects they’d like to pursue in hopes of finding the next hit series. Since I work in TV research, I hear pilot news on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Hate Crimes are Not Funny: Asian American Groups Protest The Goods

Asian American groups protest THE GOODS: hate crimes are not funny, originally uploaded by !!! :: jozjozjoz :: !!!. As reported by Angry Asian Man and also by 8Asians, various Asian American groups protested The Goods for its “Pearl Harbor” … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Ping Pong Playa DVD, Personally Autographed by Jimmy Tsai!

UPDATE: Comments are closed and the winner is being contacted… announcement to follow in the next couple of days! Those of you who can’t take advantage of our Asian American Arts Stimulus Package 2 giveaway, pay attention on how you … Continue reading

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