Modern Day Heroine: Gemma Chan — Monumental Wins in Hollywood

We’ve reached 2019 and it’s about goddamn time to break out of the all-white TV/film shows and embrace diversity because there’s so much more kick-ass, talented, actors of different race and colors that are deserving of space, stories, narratives, and representation on screen. Gemma Chan is one of the women that’s been making waves in […]

Sweet Birthday Baaabbbyyyyy! Greta Lee is the Life of the Party

The number of times I repeatedly watched the magic that is Russian Doll may have equated to the number of times Maxine gleefully exclaimed “Sweet birthday baaabbbyyyyy!” in the show. It’s a shame to believe it introduced me to Greta Lee only then. The show’s real MVP, the true breakout star and life of the […]

Nimble Made’s Tanya Zhang Changes the Dress Shirt Game for Asian Men

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to interview Tanya Zhang, co-founder of Nimble Made. The fashion brand is known for its actually slim dress shirts, catering to the professional AAPI man with unique sizing issues. Inspired by the slimmer Asian American men in her circles, Tanya saw even the “Slim Fit” at most fashion retailers […]

Leo Xia is THE Asian-Am Singer-Songwriter You Need to Be Listening To

  Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Leo Xia is a musician who should be on everyone’s radar. On September 28th, Leo released his sophomore album 384 in honor of the passing of his maternal grandmother who taught him Chinese. In total, the album has ten tracks which delve into topics of identity, loss and moving forward. […]

Kudo’s ‘Middle Fingers’ is the Female Empowerment Anthem You Didn’t Know You Needed

I had the pleasure of listening to this amazing track by Kudo. It’s called ‘Middle Fingers’ and it is OFFICIALLY my new anthem. Kudo was inspired by “fellow minority women and the ‘Me Too’ movement.” Starting off as a DJ and producer, this is her debut as an artist. It truly bangs! On top of […]

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.” […]