The “Parks and Recreation” actor and stand-up comic released his first book on June 16, and instead of being a collection of comic essays, Aziz Ansari decided to partner up with New York University sociologist Eric Klinenberg and perform in-depth studies about love and relationships in the digital age. Worrying about how to text someone for […]
The San Francisco Asian film festival CAAMFest is coming up next week, and it’ll feature movies such as Benson Lee‘s “Seoul Searching,” Shonali Bose‘s “Margarita, With a Straw,” new films starring Kal Penn and Hannah Simone, a spotlight on filmmaker Arthur Dong and more. Check out the festival lineup for more information, and we’ll be bringing you more coverage of […]
The Oscars took place last Sunday, and the big news for Asian America was that “Big Hero 6” w0n for Best Animated Feature. The Disney hit follows a teenage robotics expert Hiro (voiced by Ryan Potter) and his adventures with his big brother Tadashi (Daniel Henney), his big white robot Baymax and his group of […]
Last Sunday’s Golden Globe awards featured many surprises, from unexpected winners (“Jane the Virgin,” “The Affair“) to a special appearance by Margaret Cho as a North Korean general (See more below.) More good surprises came as the networks began announcing shows that would be renewed for another season next year, including freshman drama “Scorpion,” as […]
By Dino-Ray Ramos After six weeks on air, ABC announced the cancellation of “Selfie,” the romantic comedy starring John Cho and Karen Gillan. In the show, Gillan plays Eliza, an Insta-monster who thrives on her social media fame. When an embarrassing video of her goes viral, her Facebook/Twitter/Snapchat reputation is compromised. She then decides she […]
The Emmy nominations were announced last week and as usual, the internet reacted accordingly. TV critics, bloggers, and the general denizens of pop culture took to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and every other social media outlet to let the world know what they thought of the newly announced nominees—but the biggest focus, as expected, was who […]
This Fall’s TV season starts in September and there are plenty of TV shows coming back to the major networks.
We’re one day away from wrapping up the week, aren’t you excited?! Let’s kick off the night with some comedy from the talented cast of “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS at 8pm. Raj (Kunal Nayyar) and Emily (Laura Spencer) double-date with the Wolowitzes, and Howard (Simon Helberg) becomes flushed with embarrassment after Emily reveals […]
Last Thursday’s ‘Parks and Recreation” struck a real emotional chord as the farewell for original cast member Rashida Jones’ Ann Perkins and Rob Lowe’s Chris Traeger.
“Parks and Recreation” premiered on NBC’s Thursday night schedule April 9, 2009, from the producers (Greg Daniels and Michael Schur) who co-created the U.S. version of “The Office,” in the same mockumentary style, with “Saturday Night Live” alum Amy Poehler playing Leslie Knope, the well-meaning midlevel bureaucrat in the parks department of the fictional town […]