Tony Tulathimutte

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Photo Retouching Is the Digital Skincare That Equalizes Us All

Everyone’s face looks the same at 500 percent magnification: curvy and abstract, like a big fun skate park.
Tony Tulathimutte
5.7.19
Film

The Oscars Showed That People Think It's Still Funny to Mock Asians

Chris Rock and Ali G are the latest to crack wise at Asians' expense, but they're hardly the first.
Tony Tulathimutte
3.1.16
Film

Was Chris Farley Funny Because He Was Fat?

'I Am Chris Farley,' Spike TV's new documentary about the deceased comedian, brings back to life his flushed face, strangled shouts, and flailing bowl cut.
Tony Tulathimutte
8.6.15
Film

The New David Foster Wallace Movie Would Probably Make David Foster Wallace Really Uncomfortable

The film starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg takes a stab at dramatizing the famously perceptive—and persnickety—literary heavyweight.
Tony Tulathimutte
8.3.15
Stuff

What Dylann Roof’s Desire to Ally With 'Very Racist' Asians Actually Means​

The mass murderer's model-minority "respect" is entirely of a piece with hate crimes against black people—another hissing head on the hydra of racism.
Tony Tulathimutte
6.24.15
Stuff

Osama Bin Laden Loved Reading Conspiracy Theories and Noam Chomsky Books

A recently declassified partial list of materials seized in the raid that killed the terrorist leader reveals some of his preoccupations.
Tony Tulathimutte
5.20.15
Stuff

'East of Main Street: Taking the Lead' Is a Refreshing Look at Asian-Americans in the Media

HBO's 'East of Main Street: Taking the Lead' is a sympathetic portrayal of Asian-American actors, but even the upper-tier ones don't feel as if they've made it yet.
Tony Tulathimutte
5.8.15