Aziz Ansari Co-Wrote a Book About ‘Modern Love’

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 […]

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What to Watch: ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Returns and ‘Battle Creek’ Premieres

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 […]

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What to Watch: Margaret Cho Goes North Korean and ‘Parks and Recreation’ Returns for Its Last Season

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 […]

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‘Selfie’ Cancellation Causes Fans to Spring into Action

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 […]

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Emmy Nominations 2014: Where Are All the Asians?

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 […]

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TV to Si: ‘Big Bang Theory’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ Keep It Funny, ‘Scandal’ Kicks It Up a Notch

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 […]

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Streampix Watch: ‘Parks and Recreation’ Celebrates 100

“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 […]

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