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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

“We have a lot of origins.”  ― Jeric Smith

Featured

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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

Latest

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New Legislation to Provide Relief to Southeast Asian Refugees Facing Deportation

SEADRA would limit the government’s ability to detain and deport individuals from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

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Prep for Halloweekend With These Spooky TikToks!

Get your costumes and jack-o’-lanterns ready; it’s time for Halloween!

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Three Works from the Animation is Film Fest that Adults Can Enjoy

Writer Amanda Walujono gives props to this trio of Asian-produced films to add to your watch list

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 19: I See Dead People

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time for a couple of Youngmi’s most personal ghost stories

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Boba Break – Oct. 27, 2022

Meet Alex and Sam, the dynamic duo sharing their hot takes in our new biweekly roundup of news, gossip, and more

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Filipinx American Fashion Brand Bago Is Weaving Back History

With ethically sourced, culturally responsible streetwear designs, the LA-based company is breathing new life into a dying practice

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Ask Anna: Is This Normal?!

Our resident sexpert answers life’s eternal question, and disproves the myth of what is “normal” in the first place

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SPONSORED: Kashiyama Wants to Outfit You in a Bespoke Suit

This nearly 100-year-old Japanese company is making custom clothing—with robots!—for all sizes, styles, and budgets

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Le Sserafim Are ‘Antifragile’ In Their New EP

The rookie K-pop group remains resilient as a fearsome fivesome with these new hits-in-the-making

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The Steady Evolution of Élodie Yung

Mixed Asian Media shares a short chat with ‘The Cleaning Lady’ herself

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 19: Just Take One More Step

For anyone questioning the path that they’re on, Paul’s got a little pep talk for you

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Hirokazu Kore-eda’s New Film ‘Broker’ Tackles Found Family and More

Writer Guillermo De Querol interviews the Japanese director about his first Korean-language film

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