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 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 […]
‘Tis the season to go out to Park City, Utah to ski and watch some independent movies. The Sundance Film Festival is well under way, and this year’s promising crop of features includes some intriguing Asian and Asian American films, including “Seoul Searching,” starring Justin Chon (“Revenge of the Green Dragons“), and “Advantageous,” starring Ken Jeong […]
Last week brought the Oscar nominations announcement, and the high-profile snubs of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo shined a bright light on the lack of diversity within the Academy, which, despite being led by its first African American female president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, is still 93 percent white and 76 percent male. Let’s […]
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 […]
ABC’s fantasy comedy musical “Galavant” premiered last Sunday, and the first two episodes, played in a row, were so successful that they earned a Wednesday encore. The TV series, created by Dan Fogelman (“Tangled,” “Crazy Stupid Love“) features original songs by Disney songwriter Alan Menkin (“The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast”) for every episode, and it stars Joshua Sasse as […]
Hope everyone has recovered from food coma brought on by a festive Thanksgiving holiday! The big news last weekend was that Sony was the target of a cyber attack that is rumored to be the work of North Korean hackers teaching the big studio a lesson for their involvement with the upcoming Seth Rogan/James Franco […]
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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As a cold front spreads across the US, many of you will be staying in tonight catching up on TV. I know that if those of us in Miami are freezing, all of you in colder areas are suffering even more.