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Young Fina: slanty-eyed dreama This is the summer of Awkwafina. The New York rapper’s new movie Ocean’s 8 is a hit, and her next film Crazy Rich Asians is expected to blow up in August. With all the “Who’s Awkwafina?” buzz I’ve … Continue reading
One of the (few) benefits of having teenagers is getting a glimpse of what youth culture is like these days. Given that I myself am decades removed from that time period, I like to compare what I see and hear … Continue reading
While I classify myself as a lover of all things techno and classic rock, I’m a huge fan of hip hop but only when it comes to the artists who treat their work seriously. In the realm of Asian American … Continue reading
Original “Anime Hip-Hop Martial Arts Musical” to be Workshopped by East West Players Writers’ Gallery in L.A.
You read that right– anime hip-hop martial arts musical! It’s all that and a bag of chips!* East West Players has gathered a creative team to develop a new musical that utilizes all three art forms and a 25 minute … Continue reading
“Why don’t you hang around those other Filipinos?” asked my Mom to my brother and sister. “Because they are in gangs and like to smoke in the school bathrooms,” replied my brother. The mother in this New York Times story … Continue reading