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12.23.2018

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How Seeing Asian American Dads Onscreen Helps Me Face My Own Having seen Asian American dads onscreen, Mimi Wong reflects on her relationship with her own dad: “Our fathers may never know us the way we wish they would. And if we learned that ignorance is bliss, it's because we learned it from them."

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Celeste Ng Is More Than a Novelist
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The Queen of Christmas
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Rohini Kosoglu Is Kamala Harris' New Chief Of Staff
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AAWW Staff Picks: Best of 2018
The staff, interns, and fellows of the Asian American Writers' Workshop select their favorite books, music, film, and art from 2018.

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The Director James Wan: If 'Aquaman' Doesn't Work, Blame Me
Aquaman is an improbable movie, which in many ways makes James Wan the ideal person to direct it.

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The Filmmaker Karyn Kusama Explores the Many Dimensions of Women's Rage
From Girlfight to Destroyer, filmmaker Karyn Kusama's movies are distinguished by her willingness not to revel in brutality but to look it in the face.

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For Kim's Convenience star Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, business is good at last
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