Asian Americans

Food

Food Was My Immigrant Mother's Love Language

Twenty years later and thousands of miles away from family, I still find a piece of home in fried oysters.
Tiffany Teng
3.1.19
comedy

Ken Jeong's Netflix Comedy Special Feels Stale and Regressive

It's time to stop making jokes at the expense of our own communities.
Bethany Ao
2.22.19
Oscars

Why Pixar's Short 'Bao' Is Such an Important Oscar Nomination

Pixar's first female-directed short tells a story that resonates with Asian American immigrant communities.
Nicole Clark
1.23.19
golden globes

Sandra Oh Keeps Making History and We're Here For It

Sandra hosted AND won—we stan a legend.
Nicole Clark
1.7.19
Culture

If You're into 'Subtle Asian Traits,' You'll Love 'Kids Table'

The web series follows a group of Chinese American friends as they discuss everything from mala products at Whole Foods to what it means to be a 'good Asian.'
Nicole Clark
12.27.18
Culture

Golden Globe Nominations Prove 'Asian August' Was All Year

'Crazy Rich Asians' and 'Killing Eve' changed the game, and are getting the recognition they deserve.
Nicole Clark
12.6.18
Film

'Burning' Is a Quietly Stunning Thriller About Millennial Rage

The Murakami adaptation seethes and slithers and induces an incredible amount of dread.
Nicole Clark
11.1.18
Culture

Hundreds of Asian Women Dressed as Lara Jean from 'TATBILB'

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' finally gives Asian American women another Halloween costume option.
Nicole Clark
10.31.18
harvard admissions

Harvard's admissions process is on trial and things are already getting heated

The courtroom was so full that most attendees had to be ushered into one of two overflow rooms to watch the proceedings by video.
Lindsay Van Dyke
10.15.18
Books

What It's Like to Be an Asian Adoptee in a White Family and Town

In her new memoir, Nicole Chung discusses representation and her search for her birth family.
Nicole Clark
10.2.18
Views My Own

Why Casting Nagini as an Asian Woman in 'Fantastic Beasts' Is So Offensive

The decision has spurred more conversations about J.K. Rowling’s proclivity for retroactively introducing diversity.
Nicole Clark
9.27.18
Film

'Mulan' Is Still My Problematic Fave

I know the film portrayed a Westernized version of Chinese culture, but 20 years later she's still important to me.
Nicole Clark
6.7.18
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