'Dragonball: Evolution' Screenwriter Apologizes, Admits He Did It for 'A Big Payday': "I spent so many years trying to deflect the blame," writes Ben Ramsey, the screenwriter behind Hollywood's craptastic live-action take on the anime classic Dragonball. "But at the end of the day it all comes down to the written word on page and I take full responsibility."
"More than just racism in movies": Asian American protest #WhiteWashedOUT goes beyond Hollywood's diversity fails: With controversy peaking around Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton playing Asian roles, Asian Americans speak out.
BD Wong to white actors playing Asian: 'You're in the wrong part': "Beyong Orientalism" was a forum of leaders in the New York theater scene. BD Wong, the keynote, had a lot to say about being Asian American in an industry dominated by white people.
Three Asian American leaders talk about what got them to the White House: Tanzila Ahmed, Jason Fong and Jenny Yang are Los Angeles recipients of the White House "Champions of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling" award.
50 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders of the Obama Administration: In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, NBC Asian America spoke with fifty of the many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in President Barack Obama's administration, who served in capacities from the Department of Homeland Security to the National Endowment of the Arts.
Olympic Weightlifting Champion Tommy Kono Dies in Hawaii: Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, died last month. He was 85.
These images of Japanese American incarceration were embargoed for almost 30 years: For decades, the federal government withheld Dorothea Lange's photos of Japanese American incarceration. They have now been released for viewing.
After Missteps, U.S. Tightens Rules for Espionage Cases: The Justice Department has issued new rules that give prosecutors in Washington greater oversight and control over national security cases after the collapse of several high-profile prosecutions led to allegations that Chinese-Americans were being singled out as spies.
My Asian American Identity Demolition Project: "To name and call out Asian privilege renders invisible the experience of the most invisible Asians, undermines economic justice, denies the daily reality of APAs at the intersections, and is another expression of the oppression Olympics game, you know, the one where we all lose (except the people who are already winning)."
The CDC is investigating a cluster of teen suicides in Palo Alto: In Millbrae, California, mental health professionals are staging skits to help parents deal with mental health for their teens.
Making Jessica Huang, TV's Queen of One-Liners: Vulture wanted to know the origins of Fresh Off The Boat's Jessica Huang and spoke to Constance Wu and various people behind the scenes of the show to talk about how her character took shape.
In My Mom's Shoes: In this gorgeous essay for Lenny Letter, our friend Kat Chow reflects on grieving the sudden death of her mother and the experience of walking in her shoes.
My Mother's "American Wardrobe": Esmé Weijun Wang's family emigrated from Taiwan to California, but her mother's fashion sense was pure New York City.
Ali Wong Did a One-Hour Comedy Special While Seven Months Pregnant, DGAF: Comedian Ali Wong, who filmed her Netflix one-hour standup special Baby Cobra while seven months pregnant, talks about risky jokes and funny moms.
Kazu Kibuishi talks to Mike Wu: Kazu Kibuishi, author of the Amulet series, and picture book artist Mike Wu, illustrator of The Oodlethunks series, discuss how each finds inspiration as writers and illustrators.
Why Elementary’s Joan Is the Best Version of Watson: Over the course of the Elementary's four seasons, it's become clear that Joan, played by Lucy Liu, is among the best adaptations of Watson TV or film has seen in recent years.