Aly Morita contacted me the other day about publicizing her call for a boycott of the remake of theÂ Karate Kid, saying itâ€™s another example of Hollywood perpetuating stereotypes about Asian Americans.
The new “Hawaii Five-0,” with Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, will feature two of the most high-profile roles for Asian Americans on TV this fall.
ABC has canceled “Flash Forward,” the sci-fi show that starred John Cho in one of the most visible television roles for an Asian American actor in recent years.
Flash Forward star John Cho says that a script for the thirdÂ Harold and Kumar has been written and that it will be a holiday-themed movie that takes place a few years after the last film. The newÂ Star Trek script is being written, Cho says, but Read More …
“Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus“: the title alone should have kept me away, but flipping through the channels to SyFy, my curiosity was piqued when I saw that it starred 80s teen sensation Debbie Gibson (who’s all grown up and goes by Deborah now). I Read More …
The legal saga of the Miley Cyrus chinky-eyed photo is coming to an end. A judge has tossed alawsuit filed against Cyrus for posing in the image that’s been all over the Internet.
Recent protests over the Pearl Harbor scene in The Goods (in which Ken Jeong’s character gets attacked by fellow car salesmen for looking Japanese) succeeded in getting the offensive bit removed from trailers. But did it really change the attitudes that screenwriters or directors have Read More …
I’d like to thankÂ Margaret Cho for graciously agreeing to be the cover model for Hyphen’s Action Issue. The theme is right up her alley. She’s known as much for her community activism as she is for her comedy.
I had to geek out about the just-released full trailer for the “Star Trek” prequel that’s coming out next year.
Kathie Lee Gifford did a little Mickey Rooney-Mr. Yunioshi imitation on the “Today” show on Monday. See the video at Gawker: Kathie Lee Gifford Imitates Al Roker Imitating Chinese Person, Adds Helpful Squinting Gesture!