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10.28.2018

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Michelle Yeoh ('Crazy Rich Asians') would be first Asian actress nominated for an Oscar in 12 years
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Steven Yeun on Why He Had to Go to South Korea to Feel at Home as an Actor
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Riz Ahmed On Rapping, Acting And Being His (Sometimes Shirtless) 'Most Complex Self'
It's hard to miss Riz Ahmed -- he's the co-star in Venom, as well as in the western Sisters and Brothers. Oh, and he's an MC, and an outspoken advocate for many things, including complex roles for actors of color.

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Jonny Sun Knows That Twitter Can Still Be The Internet's Good Place
The Twitter humorist turned author-illustrator has a book—co-created by Lin-Manuel Miranda—that might just convince you not to delete those social media accounts

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One Perfect Night in NYC With 'Crazy Rich Asians' Actor Ronny Chieng
An Indian feast, speakeasy cocktails, and of course some stand-up are on the agenda

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Darker Before They Get Brighter
Director Yen Tan on growing up gay in Malaysia, his journey in America, and how it all relates to his poignant AIDS drama 1985.