Tony Tulathimutte


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.


'Private Citizens' Is a Brilliant New Novel About Porn, Tech Culture, and Millennials

We spoke to the author about personal branding, comparisons to Tao Lin, and his virtuoso debut novel about San Francisco millennials, Private Citizens.


Chris Farley and the Weight of Comedy

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.


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.


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.