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Vy Ta | Mon, Apr 2nd- 7:36pm | family, generations, Culture, Diaspora

Screenwriter Koji Sakai talks about his provocatively titled film, Chink, about an Asian American serial killer.

Ian Wang | Fri, Mar 23rd- 11:59am | Chink, Jason Tobin, Koji Sakai, Quentin lee, Culture, Film, Gender, Social Issues

Hollywood's next likely blockbuster, The Hunger Games is different from past remakes or adaptations of Asian stories in that its creator denies...

Alvin Lin | Wed, Jan 23rd- 10:39am | 21, avatar, battle royale, columbus, departed, hunger games, last airbender, marco polo, remakes, suzanne collins, whitewashing, Community, Culture, Film, History, Media

My visit to the World Book Fair in Delhi, which had a bewildering number and variety of vendors.

Kirti Kamboj | Mon, Mar 12th- 11:35am | Blogger Column, delhi, india, world book fair, Culture

"Birthing Centers" are popping up in the US to cater expectant Asian parents aiming for Year of the Dragon birth.

New America Media | Fri, Mar 2nd- 11:31am | babies, birthing centers, year of the dragon, Culture, Health & Environment, Parenthood

Civil rights activist Fred Korematsu became the first Asian American to be part of the National Portrait Gallery's permanent collection.

Victoria Yue | Thu, Feb 16th- 6:08am | Fred Korematsu, National Portait Gallery, Asianspotting, Culture, History, Photography, Politics, Profiles, Social Justice

Melanie Tom reflects on how meeting other members of the Chinese diaspora gave her new meaning to the lunar new year holiday. 

Melanie Tom | Thu, Jan 26th- 10:26am | chinese diaspora, chinese new year, family, lunar new year, Culture

The debate around the New York Times magazine article "How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body," and the life-changing...

Kirti Kamboj | Wed, Jan 25th- 1:59pm | Blogger Column, cultural appropriation, life-changing revelations, seeing the light, yoga, Culture, Social Issues

As we ring in 2012 and embrace the new, maybe we can also rethink how we look at the old things we've cast aside.


Priyanka Mantha | Sat, Jan 14th- 3:03am | Bollywood, Culture

It’s a family reunion built on impatience, extravagance and eating food cooked by other people; not unlike a traditional American holiday, actually.


Paul Wong | Sun, Dec 25th- 4:20am | alhambra source, Christmas, Las Vegas, Thanksgiving, Culture

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