‘Fresh Off the Boat’s’ Randall Park on Representing the Asian American Community

By Jean Ho Driving down Santa Monica Boulevard last week, my jaw dropped open when I cruised past an enormous billboard hanging over the entrance to the 101 freeway, advertising ABC’s new sitcom, “Fresh Off the Boat,” which stars actor Randall Park as the head of a Taiwanese American family. Park’s likeness had been reproduced as […]

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Cinema Asian America: Director Lorene Machado Talks Margaret Cho, the ’80s and ‘Bam Bam and Celeste’

This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand presents “Bam Bam and Celeste”, starring and written by comedian Margaret Cho. The first feature film made by Cho and her long-time creative partner Lorene Machado, “Bam Bam” is a hilarious road-trip, buddy movie that follows the exploits of social outcasts Celeste (Cho) and Bam Bam […]

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