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Where the fierce Asians at? From Margaret Cho to Constance Wu to Ken Jeong to Jon M. Chu, eight breakthrough Asian Americans talk candidly to Mashable about their experiences in Hollywood.

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Why Constance Zimmer, Steve Zissis Have Better Emmy Oddzzz This Year: How good are Constance Wu’s chances of getting an Emmy nomination this year? Believe it or not, the alphabetical order of names listed on the Emmy ballot might make a difference.

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Mourning on Ramadan: Breaking My Fast With Queer Muslims After the Orlando Shooting: Tanzila Ahmed on holding sacred safe spaces in the wake of the Orlando shooting just last week. “How do you invite Muslims into your non-Muslim spaces? How do you center the narratives of the LGBTQIA community while holding their lives and secrets precious?”

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George Takei: How the LGBT Community Can Lead America to a Sane Gun Policy: The longtime actor and activist writes about how, in the wake of the Orlando gay club massacre that left 49 people dead, the LGBT community can lead the charge on gun reform.

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Before Megyn Kelly, Connie Chung Was the Female Anchor Trump Hated Most: Twenty-five years later, it seems that not much has changed… except that this guy is now running for President of the United States.

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How despicable Knicks pretend Linsanity never happened: MSG Network’s “MSG Countdown” recently highlighted a timeline of the most exciting and memorable successful achievements by the New York Knicks in the 21st century… yet conspicuously — and one has to assume, intentionally — left Jeremy Lin off the list.

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Ichiro Is The True Hit King And Pete Rose Can Eat Shit: Last week, Ichiro Suzuki passed Pete Rose with 4,257 career hits. Do note that the first 1,278 hits were gained during his time in the Japanese professional league — something is Pete Rose is quick to point out. But also note: Pete Rose is an asshole.

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Hope and Irrationality: How far my father went to find a Charizard card for me: Get your tissues ready. Peter Du reflects on the recent passing of his father, and remembers the one time he practically moved mountains to find a Pokemon card for his eight-year-old son.

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The perception of Asian dads and masculinity: A few new Asian American dads share about some of the challenges of being raised by first-generation Asian American immigrant fathers.

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Podcast Ep 19: Tina Tchen and The United #StateofWomen: The Mash-Up Americans podcast talks to Tina Tchen, chief of staff to the First Lady, assistant to President Obama, and Founder and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls. “In other words, she is One of the Most Badass Women Ever.”

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Interview: Kat Chow and Shereen Marisol Meraji of NPR’s Code Switch: Kat Chow and Shereen Marisol Meraji of NPR’s new Code Switch podcast talk privilege, representation, and what goes on behind the scenes of each episode.

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Marvel’s Got an Asian Problem and It’s Not Getting Any Better: From Doctor Strange to Spider-Man, Marvel has made too many bad moves by whitewashing and excluding Asian characters.

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How SHIELD’s Daisy Johnson helped me accept my Asian heritage: Seeing Agents of SHIELD‘s Daisy Johnson, played by Chloe Bennett, kick major ass helped one writer accept both her Asian heritage and identity as a survivor of sexual violence.

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30 Years Ago, The Karate Kid, Part II Took Us From the Valley to “Okinawa”: On the 30th anniversary of The Karate Kid, Part II, this epic LA Weekly retrospective takes a trip down memory lane, talking to director John G. Avildsen and revisiting some of the behind-the-scenes production history of the fan-favorite sequel.



Author: Marcus M. Wise

I love to spend my time online and on some outdoor activities that I like. I spend my weekends by going out with my friends and family. I also love to travel around the world if there a window for monetary budget. I have been into some exciting places and I am surprised to new things I saw.

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