My love/hate relationship with ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

I hated Crazy Rich Asians as much as I loved it.

Let me explain.

Admittedly, I am not a rom com guy. On the list of movie genres that I would choose my favorite movies from, rom coms would be at the end of that list somewhere above Will Ferrell movies, musicals and spaghetti westerns. Continue reading “My love/hate relationship with ‘Crazy Rich Asians’”

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Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)

Another month, another Hollywood whitewashing of an Asian character. This month’s episode: Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’. Continue reading “Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)”

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Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt

As everyone knows by now, Eric Garner, a 43-year old African-American male, died after New York police put him in an illegal chokehold. Continue reading “Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt”

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Edward Blum: Don’t use Asians for your racist agenda (we won’t stand for it)

(Reposted from 18 Million Rising)

Edward Blum is really¬†invested in Asian Americans getting into college. Sounds like a good thing, right? Think again.¬† Continue reading “Edward Blum: Don’t use Asians for your racist agenda (we won’t stand for it)”

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