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Glee “Asian F” Episode: Truth or Stereotype?

http://youtu.be/oaPSNXdyqBE Warning: some major spoilers ahead so if you haven’t watched this Glee episode yet, don’t read this. I’ve used to be a huge fan of Glee but as of recently, I’ve been tuning it off. But when news came … Continue reading

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Yes, Darren Criss from ‘Glee’ is Half Filipino

Fans of Glee are still all a twitter about the show’s latest heartthrob addition: Darren Criss. Last week the relatively unknown pop star/actor became known. He made us swoon as Blaine, Kurt’s (Chris Colfer) potential love interest and mentor. As … Continue reading

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Charice Gives ‘Glee’ a New, Cute Asian Voice

Besides Harry Shum Jr.’s abs, Filipino import pop sensation, Charice was the hot topic of the second season premiere of Glee. If we sidestep the ignorant comments (which, by the way, were cleverly executed) made by the show’s resident diva, … Continue reading

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An 8Asians Interview with Glee’s Harry Shum Jr

Before Harry Shum Jr. was poppin’ and lockin’ on the pop culture phenomenon known as Glee, he was — well — dancing. Before his stint as Mike Chang on the show, he appeared in iPod commercials as well as dance-centric … Continue reading

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‘Glee’ is Looking for a Filipina Maid

(Clockwise from top left) Deedee Magno, Joyo Velarde, Jocelyn Enriquez, Pinay and Lea Salonga It’s just a couple of days before the season premiere of Glee (on April 13th to be exact) and I, like millions of others, am more … Continue reading

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Manny Garcia’s GLEE Mash-Up

Oh, those kids and their YouTube: while older fogies like us are constantly lament how there are no visible Asian American entertainers on main stream radio or television, the newer generation is just creating new channels and forging their own … Continue reading

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Harry Shum Jr Has the Moves in Glee and the New iPod Nano Commercial

iPod Nano Commercial Video Camera from Harry Shum on Vimeo. It’s Wednesday night, which means it’s Glee night! In honor of my favorite new show of the season, I’d like to give a shout-out to Harry Shum, Jr. We haven’t … Continue reading

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More Asians on the Small Screen for the Fall Season

Ever since I got rid of my cable, my TV intake has decreased drastically, but I still get amusement from the little box and am especially looking forward to all of the wonderful Asians on TV: CBS has the return … Continue reading

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Jenna Ushkowitz Glees Her Heart Out

Let’s talk about Glee. Not only is this new musical show one of the most hyped up series of the new TV season, but it also features a new face: Jenna Ushkowitz, an experienced Broadway actress who landed the role … Continue reading

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