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We Need an Asian Lead on ‘The Bachelor’—Here’s Why

Another white Bachelor?! C’mon ABC, Ethan Kang would have been perfect

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BlackPink is Back

The internationally adored K-pop girl group just released their second album—with mixed results

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If Bella Poarch Was A Porch…

Creative writer J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith waxes poetic on ‘Steel Magnolias,’ the fantasy of Internet popularity, and the 25-year-old who rules TikTok

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My Eggplant is Bigger than Yours

I say the things that need to be said, on behalf of all Asian men.

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What Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Breathless’ Taught Me About Life—And Myself

What do two Chinese American guys in the San Gabriel Valley have in common with French New Wave cinema? More than you’d think.

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But Where Are You From From?

Acclaimed photographer Michelle Watt creates a game show setup mocking the question Asian Americans encounter daily

‘Cuz it’s just as easy to make a show with Asian representation than it is to not.

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 14: Not Sex Work, Not Not Sex Work, But A Secret Third Thing (featuring Yurie Collins)

A chat about Japanese hostess bars, the women shamed for working there, and how biracial identity plays into dating

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Start Libra Season With These TikToks!

Watch these videos to familiarize yourself with this air sign

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If Bella Poarch Was A Porch…

Creative writer J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith waxes poetic on ‘Steel Magnolias,’ the fantasy of Internet popularity, and the 25-year-old who rules TikTok

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Rina Sawayama Is the Radical Queer Asian Pop Sensation the World Needs

With a new album dropping today, the songstress again highlights the healing power of pop

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What Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Breathless’ Taught Me About Life—And Myself

What do two Chinese American guys in the San Gabriel Valley have in common with French New Wave cinema? More than you’d think.

A staged photo series about Asian American narratives by Michelle Watt for Joy Sauce

But Where Are You From From?

Acclaimed photographer Michelle Watt creates a game show setup mocking the question Asian Americans encounter daily

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Twenty Years After ‘Whale Rider,’ There’s Still Much to Love

Writer Lauren Lola on the meaning and representation she found so valuable in the 2002 film

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 12: Taking My Bussy Back To Saipan with Roberto Santos

Youngmi talks to Roberto Santos about how “pride” encompasses his ethnic background as well as LGBTQIA+ advocacy.

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Let’s Celebrate Back-to-School Season With These TikToks!

Start the school year right

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With a Debut Single, ImJessHu Signals Her Growth as a Musician

Writer Eric Diep interviews dancer/model/creative badass Jessica Hu about her new record “Apply the Pressure”

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Disney’s ‘Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva’ is a Poor Attempt at a Bollywood Avengers

Not even the visual effects could save this long anticipated, Hindi superhero film

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A Lawyer Weighs In On ‘She-Hulk: Attorney At Law’

Writer, lawyer, and self-proclaimed huge nerd Stephanie Tran spells out the pros and cons of the new Marvel show

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How Two Trans Filipinx Drag Queens Are Changing The Face of ‘Drag Race’

Kimmy Couture and Jiggly Caliente are breaking curses and opening doors

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Anna Lee is Anything But Average

In the first of our new profiles on the hottest Asian American and Pacific Islander creators on social media, we meet the co-founder of Lioness smart vibrators

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‘Nope’ Satirizes The American Dream

How this wild, weird new film (and particularly one of the stars, Steven Yeun) helps us laugh at Hollywood—and ourselves

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Travels with Malika Ep. 14: Austin: Bats and Hats

Still not tired of barbecue, host Malika Lim Eubank tries real Texas barbecue (it’s all about that brisket, baby!) with Ali Khan, host of “Cheap Eats.” Then, she visits the furry, flying critters at the Austin Bat Refuge, followed by a visit to neighborhood hat maker Aspen Hatter, who create bespoke head ware that Malika…

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 12: Being the One to Find the One with Allana Pratt

What if the key to finding the one starts with finding…ourselves?

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White Mom, Korean Mom

“I’m not a yellow-faced caricature, but neither are you a rabid racist,” writes Sasha Soyon, in this tongue-in-cheek letter to her MIL

Shows

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Travels with Malika Ep. 15: Tulsa: The Power of History and Storytelling

A lesson on the Tulsa Race Massacre with a local historian

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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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Mixed Six trailer

Ready to swoon? Meet these six couples

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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. 15: Re-activating Your Voice and Inner Power

We’re all just recovering from being told to shut up repeatedly as children

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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