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Marvel’s Wave Isn’t Just Filipino, She’s Bisaya

And we’re hoping the MCU remembers this when the superhero makes her onscreen debut

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K-pop Star AleXa is ‘Back In Vogue’

What we know (and you should, too) about the new EP

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An Ode to an Asian American Thanksgiving

Forget the dry-ass turkey and bring on the crispy duck

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Su Lee Embraces Chaos on ‘Messy Sexy’

The South Korean singer went from from singing in her bedroom to releasing her debut album in just two (pandemic) years

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Our Favorite Music Videos that Prove Romance Isn’t Dead

Love is full of ups and downs and these AA+PI artists are here for all of it

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With ‘The Astronaut,’ BTS’s Jin Enters a New Chapter

Writer Samantha Lui on her favorite K-pop idol, their shared birth year, and his new single—a fitting goodbye before he heads off for military service

What if the world sees us the way we see ourselves?

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Marvel’s Wave Isn’t Just Filipino, She’s Bisaya

And we’re hoping the MCU remembers this when the superhero makes her onscreen debut

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We Love These TikToks With Major Sagittarius Energy

Sagittarius season is well under way; can you keep up with this crazy fire sign?

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K-pop Star AleXa is ‘Back In Vogue’

What we know (and you should, too) about the new EP

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 23: Korean Fuckboys with Milly Tamarez

Youngmi and her guest talk about dating Asian men and the bad behaviors some have developed to disprove stereotypes

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An Ode to an Asian American Thanksgiving

Forget the dry-ass turkey and bring on the crispy duck

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Su Lee Embraces Chaos on ‘Messy Sexy’

The South Korean singer went from from singing in her bedroom to releasing her debut album in just two (pandemic) years

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Marvel’s Wave Isn’t Just Filipino, She’s Bisaya

And we’re hoping the MCU remembers this when the superhero makes her onscreen debut

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What I’ve Lost. What I’ve Learnt. What I Am Not.

A moving essay by actor Tony Giroux on his father’s death and their broken relationship

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442: The First Indian Woman to Blast Off Into Space

Kalpana Chawla’s love of flying took her far—until it ended in tragedy

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Boba Break – Nov. 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from our Boba Break team!

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‘Nanny’: Lukewarm Immigrant Horror With A Great Lead Performance

Anna Diop leads Nikyatu Jusu’s debut film, about a Senegalese woman navigating America

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 23: Permission to Fail

Just a reminder: You are enough

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442: An Intro to Hollywood’s Original Heartthrob

Sessue Hayakawa walked so Daniel Dae Kim and Henry Golding could run

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Our Favorite Music Videos that Prove Romance Isn’t Dead

Love is full of ups and downs and these AA+PI artists are here for all of it

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AA+PIs make history nationwide in midterm elections

Raise a glass to celebrate an election with many ‘firsts’

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We Can’t Get Over These TikToks!

As always, TikTok brings us much-needed joy, especially as the days get shorter and the weather gets colder

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‘Bad Axe’ Shares An Intimate Portrait of the Pandemic’s Racial Tensions

Cambodian Mexican American filmmaker David Siev tells his family’s story—albeit incompletely

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 22: My High School Crush Was Racist w/ Whitley Watson

What do you do when someone you like attacks you for your race?

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Mulan: Badass Warrior or Devoted Daughter?

On the complicated relationship between women and their fathers, even for Disney heroines

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‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ is Back with Season 2

Writer Aleenah Ansari says the show is so good it made her feel nostalgic for a college experience far different than her own

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’Heaven and Earth’ Turns 30

Though it’s long been under-appreciated, Oliver Stone’s version of Le Ly Hayslip’s story is finally being celebrated for its portrayal of Vietnamese and Southeast Asian perspective

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Lisa Joy Is the Mixed Asian Sci-Fi Queen

The fantasy writer behind ‘Westworld’ and ‘The Peripheral’ weighs in on how her identity has helped her succeed

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 22: My Existence is Not Up For Debate

Sometimes the world is unkind to people who are unconventional—are you gonna do something about it?

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‘The Fabelmans’ is Steven Spielberg’s Mournful Autobiography

A gentle film about filmmaking—and about family

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With ‘The Astronaut,’ BTS’s Jin Enters a New Chapter

Writer Samantha Lui on her favorite K-pop idol, their shared birth year, and his new single—a fitting goodbye before he heads off for military service

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Our Favorite Music Videos to Wax Nostalgic

These AA+PI artists take it old school, leaving us yearning for the good old days

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We Can’t Stop Watching ‘Love Is Blind’

The Netflix hit is pure guilty pleasure delight, but sure shows that not all representation is good representation

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 21: Healing Your Inner Child Who Loves Heroin with Geoff Rickly

The lead singer of Thursday on recovery and discovery

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End the Week Right With These TikToks

Let’s lighten up in time for the weekend with these hilarious videos

Shows

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Mixed Six trailer

Ready to swoon? Meet these six couples

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Ep. 6 Team Tan: Racing Capitol of America, Indy pt. 2

The season finale is here!

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Ep. 4 Socially Distanced Stand Up: PAUL OGATA

Who knew all those years of practicing comedy alone at home would prepare Paul for a session of Zoom stand-up?

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Travels with Malika Ep. 19: Tucson: Finding Life in the Desert

As Malika’s cross-country trip wraps up, she learns some survival skills

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Ep. 5 Socially Distanced Stand Up: SIERRA KATOW

Sierra’s childhood in a single phrase: “McDonald’s chicken nugget boxes make excellent parakeet coffins”

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Ep. 6 Bulge Bracket: Closing Costs

In the season finale, Cathy’s faced with a major decision: Is she in? Or out?

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A Leading Man: Act 2

In the second of this three-part series, GQ consults his mother on a comeback strategy that involves casting director Rachel

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A Leading Man: Act 1

A three-part mini-series from director Steve J. Kung, this beautiful story follows a handsome and ambitious Chinese American striving for his big Hollywood break.

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A Leading Man: Act 3

In the third and final installment of this beautiful film, GQ manages the fallout from the Q&A and takes responsibility for his actions.

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Travels with Malika ep. 9: Miami: Home to the Sunshine State

Find out the South Florida culinary staple Malika says is “one of humanity’s greatest creations”

Podcasts

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 23: Permission to Fail

Just a reminder: You are enough

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 13: You Can Never Go Back Home

Youngmi Mayer chose not to cut off her family, despite the childhood trauma… but why?

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 1: I’m Going To Kill Myself (Featuring Helen Cho)

In this new cry-til-you-laugh podcast, Youngmi Mayer sits down with Helen Cho, who discusses the death of her late friend Anthony Bourdain

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 8: I Need Friends That Are Smart Enough To Kill Me (featuring Jenny Arimoto)

A look at how death is perceived in Asian families, versus American families

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 2: Love Yourself! But I’m Not. I’m Going To Get Plastic Surgery

Should you get Botox on Groupon? Youngmi Mayer tells us more

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 6: Fatti Cazzi Tuoi! (Mind Your Dick!) (with Vanessa Lavorato)

Youngmi talks to Vanessa Lavorato about how so many people with trauma find comfort in the abusive familiarity of restaurant service

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Bella’s Table Ep. 4: Imposter Syndrome

Want an empowering pick me up at the end of a long work week? Hear from three boss women on why it’s not you, it’s the system

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 6: Risking Your Way to an Extraordinary Life

Sometimes we need to take that big risk to create the life we want