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Why You Need to Watch Asian-Am Director Bobby Yan’s Short Film: Marz

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing and reviewing director Bobby Yan’s short film Marz. Yan has said how important it is for him to “write and direct truthful stories that reflect my experience as an Asian American and on a broader level, as a person of color – exploring and giving light to underrepresented communities.” […]

‘Just Doug’ is the Facebook Watch show You Should Be Watching

Just Doug is the Facebook Watch show about a D-list poker celebrity tries to parlay his success into a career he’s woefully underprepared for Hollywood. Join Doug on his quest for the American dream: love, liberty and the pursuit of Justice. It’s produced by Eric Cook and Lizbeth Chappell and directed by Dan Chen. I […]

You Have to Watch This Rom-Com starring Asian-Ams: Kat Loves LA

Needless to say, I’ve been dying for content that truly represents the Asian-American experience. When I came across the rom-com YouTube series, Kat Loves LA, it answered my prayers. A smart, talented Asian-Am lead with a love interest that’s also Asian-Am? Jackpot! Creator, writer, producer and actress Paget Kagy stars in this web series alongside […]

LEX the Lexicon Artist Releases Her Latest track, “Artist Anthem”

On January 6th, LEX the Lexicon Artist AKA Alex Liu released her music video for the song “Artist Anthem.” After a conversation with a friend that made her realize she is not as “normal” as she pretends to be, she began construction on “Artist Anthem” in late 2016 and finished it early 2017. She first […]

‘Father’s Day’: How to Make it in LA if you’re Asian-American

I’ve had the pleasure of watching Betty Ouyang’s short film entitled, Father’s Day. Available to watch on Amazon Video, this short stars three Asian-American actors: Angelita Bushey, Betty Ouyang, and Larry Wang Parrish. This film offers a peek into their lives as they all sit down to break bread on Father’s Day. Consider this is […]

Sha Mei Guo Lao: Growing Up Bilingual 傻美国佬

This post is written by our Social Media Intern, Emily Gao, and was originally posted on the Outspoken Asian website. sha mei guo lao (n.) – silly american Linguistic Imperialism (n.) – refers to “the transfer of a dominant language to other people” My brother and I have made fun of the way mama pronounces words. And as […]

REVIEW: A Web Series Starring and Directed by Asian-American Men: ‘Munkey in The City’

I’ve recently had the pleasure of being introduced to a web series called, Munkey in The City, by the series’ director Michael T. Nguyen. On top of blogging about Asian-Am culture, I happen to also be a visual artist. Having been a graphic design major, I’ve been exposed to a film or two and happen […]