Singer Min, with blonde hair, in a large white shirt, sits on a chair in a city crosswalk, holding a bottle and glass of champagne.

Former K-pop idol Min is rejecting South Korea’s ageism

Making her solo debut with EP “Prime Time,” the singer is doing what she wants and being herself

A young Asian woman with long dark hair, in a white tank top, lays on a pink and teal rug, with one arm behind her head and a guitar next to her.

Gen Z Asian Americans are making indie alternative rock cool again

Meet some of the up-and-coming artists incorporating their racial or cultural identities into what’s historically been a very white genre

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Do we really need an Asian Grammys?

The Recording Academy is considering creating an Asian Grammy Awards, sparking debate over representation and the future of K-pop recognition

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10 LGBTQ+ Asian diasporic TV shows to binge this Pride

Writer Teresa Tran weighs in on the best dramas to celebrate gaysians, this month and beyond

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‘The Sympathizer’ star Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen is no stranger to the spotlight

Writer Teresa Tran chats with the Vietnamese American actress about her recent star-making role

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442: Martin Wong, the artist who immortalized New York City

The queer Chinese-Latino American artist painted a city that no longer exists, before the glitzy tourist traps and sterile storefronts appeared

“I once saw him stab three hah gow’s with a JoySauce pencil. With a f***ing pencil!” – John Wick 4

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A young Asian woman with long dark hair, in a white tank top, lays on a pink and teal rug, with one arm behind her head.

Gen Z Asian Americans are making indie alternative rock cool again

Meet some of the up-and-coming artists incorporating their racial or cultural identities into what’s historically been a very white genre

Photo collage featuring Asian LGBTQ+ characters from our favorite TV shows and movies

10 LGBTQ+ Asian diasporic TV shows to binge this Pride

Writer Teresa Tran weighs in on the best dramas to celebrate gaysians, this month and beyond

BTS in multi-colored suits standing in front of black wall step and repeat and red carpet.

Do we really need an Asian Grammys?

The Recording Academy is considering creating an Asian Grammy Awards, sparking debate over representation and the future of K-pop recognition

A collage featuring a portrait and painting of an Asian man in a cowboy hat, against a red, brick building backdrop.

442: Martin Wong, the artist who immortalized New York City

The queer Chinese-Latino American artist painted a city that no longer exists, before the glitzy tourist traps and sterile storefronts appeared

Singer Min, with blonde hair, in a large white shirt, sits on a chair in a city crosswalk, holding a bottle and glass of champagne.

Former K-pop idol Min is rejecting South Korea’s ageism

Making her solo debut with EP “Prime Time,” the singer is doing what she wants and being herself

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HB Ep. 80: The dead cat doesn’t come back the same

Youngmi and her neighbor bond over breakups

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An Asian man stands in front of a residential street destroyed by a storm.

How Thanh Truong went from refugee to TV journalist

In honor of World Refugee Day, writer Thuc Doan Nguyen talks to the New Orleans newsman about his journey

Vietnamese American actress Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen, dressed in blue with a scarf on her head, holds a platter of fruit, in "The Sympathizer."

‘The Sympathizer’ star Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen is no stranger to the spotlight

Writer Teresa Tran chats with the Vietnamese American actress about her recent star-making role

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Get Your Laughs in With These TikToks

As always, we wanna share our favorite recent videos with y’all!

A middle-aged Asian woman in a dark coat stands in a warehouse, looking at another person in a light coat.

‘Some Rain Must Fall’ frames a mother’s despondency and desire

A quiet, powerful unraveling of middle class Chinese womanhood debuts at Tribeca

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One actor, two very different roles in ‘Seoul Switch’

Writer Daniel Anderson talks with K-pop idol Kevin Woo and director Liann Kaye about their Freaky Friday-esque short film and unpacking the nuances of Asian and Asian American identity

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‘This is the price we pay for the love we gave’

Margaret Cho and director Yen Tan chat about their grief and healing through “All That We Love,” their film debuting at Tribeca

An Asian woman with a pixie haircut, dressed in red, smiles while looking at a steaming pot.

For Chantha Nguon, ‘Slow Noodles’ are a way of life

How a simple Cambodian dish has helped this author heal and start over, and help others do the same

A table set with several Thai dishes, including bowls of rice, plates of vegetables, and bowls of meat and curries.

Southeast Asia shines at 2024 James Beard Foundation Awards

The restaurant industry’s Oscars featured many AA+PI winners, specifically serving Southeast Asian cuisine

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Han Hyo-joo’s career takes a serious turn in ‘Blood Free’

Writer Philiana Ng talks with the Korean actress about her new role in the Disney+ sci-fi series, and how it’s different from anything she’s ever done

Actor Neil Patrick Harris sits in a dark room, with other people in the background.

‘Group Therapy’ formalizes comedic catharsis

Six stand-up comics sit down to discuss their insecurities

An Asian man and mixed-Asian woman stand back to back smiling, with a theater entrance in the background.

Broadway’s a family business for Jon Jon and Isa Briones

The two actors talk about their experience performing together in “Hadestown,” growing together in their artistry, and their experiences as Asian performers

An Asian woman and white man stand facing each other in a 1920s dress and suit, with other similarly dressed people in the background.

Costume designer Linda Cho credits Asian tough love for her third Tony nomination

The Seoul-born Korean American costume designer talks Broadway’s biggest awards and being mistaken for a legendary costume designer’s daughter

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442: The Doughnut King’s Cambodian American kingdom

How one man provided a path for Cambodian refugees in their new country

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HB Ep. 79: Hairy Butthole died

How do you parent a grieving child?

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Astrology with Alice: All About Cancer, a truly misunderstood sign

This month, Alice dives into all things Cancerian, busting myths and stereotypes of the emotional sign

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Stir Fried: The delicious role Japan has played in Peruvian cuisine

In this new monthly column, writer Clara Wang dives into Asian diasporic stories through fusion food; first up: Japanese Peruvian dishes

Wheelchair tennis player Dana Mathewson serves a ball on clay court.

Road to Paris: Dana Mathewson loves that she’s ‘never going to be great at’ wheelchair tennis

The soon-to-be three-time Paralympian on why her sport is ideal for perfectionists like her

A closeup portrait of singer Lay Zhang in a black top, against a blue and purple backdrop.

Lay Zhang is both a dreamer and a doer

Writer Cielo Perez talks with the former member of K-pop group EXO about his new English-language album, how his Chinese culture impacts his work, and what he hopes to impart on the next generation of idols

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How TikTok has helped build community among AA+PIs

And why banning the app could take it all away

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My white parents didn’t know I was AAPI

Studies say most Americans can’t name a famous Asian American—writer Daniel Anderson just hoped his parents were different

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Serving You Up Another TikTok Roundup

Let’s end AANHPI Heritage Month with a bang

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‘Universal Language’ brings the Iranian New Wave to Winnipeg

Matthew Rankin’s Cannes selection is a surreal embodiment of cultural yearning

Shows

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JoySauce Late Night Ep. 6: Very Asian Foundation’s Michelle Li & Musical Guest Travis Atreo

Debuting the Thai Guys, in a dystopian comedy sketch that hits too close to home

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Dare to Self Care: Part 3 – Art Therapy

What do your doodles say about you?

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Boba Break – Olivia Rodrigo, LNY, and Ugh, Rita Ora’s Awkward Mistake

Plus, Hollywood’s still on strike—we’re missing our pop culture drama!

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In Conversation With: The Cast of ‘Sparks Camp’

Andre Lawes Menchavez sits down with the hotties behind this reality show sensation to talk love, representation, and season 1 drama

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Get Into It with Vik and Juju: Singing the Praises of Sarita Choudhury

This pioneering South Asian badass made us forget about Samantha Jones… what a mother!

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Travels with Malika Ep. 20: Los Angeles: Coming Home

“What would it take for Asian Americans to become the main character in our stories?”

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Get Into It with Vik and Juju: Why We Love Dante Bosco

It started with Rufio, but our crush didn’t stop there

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Rulebreakers Ep. 6: Fashion Icon and Creative Humberto Leon on His Approach to Style and Growing Up in LA

Join us for this season’s big finale!

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American Icons: George Takei

The man, the myth, the legend

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Get Into It with Vik and Juju: We Were Never Worthy of Tia Carrere

Actress, singer, model… what can this queen NOT do?

Podcasts

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HB Ep. 64: Beef Pho

In this episode, Youngmi talks about the busy year she’s spent writing a book, and how that’s impacted her son as well

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South Gaysian Boys Ep. 8: Sexism, Fighting Stigmas, and Punjabi Culture with Monica Gill

Tune in to Vik and Sundeep’s season 1 finale!

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Brown Boi Love Ep. 2: Mama Knows Sex

And Mama knows best!

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HB Ep. 63: Amplifying Palestinian voices…from Alabama, with Atheer Yacoub

Youngmi talks with the comedian about growing up in the West Bank and Alabama and how it has shaped her work

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South Gaysian Boys Ep. 7: Political Activism, Beauty Pageants, and Bollywood with Monica Gill

In part one of their interview with actor, model, and political activist Monica Gill, Vik and Sundeep discuss the farmers’ protests that took place in the Punjab region of India two years ago, and the steps Monica took to raise awareness throughout the global community. She traces the path of her success back to being…

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HB Ep. 62: The Korean Vegan

Youngmi talks to the queen of plant-based Korean cooking, Joanne Molinaro

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Culturally Relevant Conversations: The Hopes and Dreams of Generic Asian Man

Podcaster David Chen chats with author Charles Yu

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HB Ep. 61: Is It Because We’re Asian?

A conversation with special guest NBC News’ Kimmy Yam