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Author: Lee Yang

4 Asian Horror Films Without Creepy, Long-Haired Ghost Girls

The 2000’s saw an influx of Asian horror films being introduced to the Western audience. This is thanks in large part to Hollywood remaking one Asian horror film after another to capitalize on the success of The Ring (a remake of the Japanese film Ringu). But like most things in Hollywood, success inspires imitation. Later […]

June 13, 2014 • by Lee Yang

Ageless Beauty Lucy Liu Stuns at the Huading Film Awards

Over the weekend, Lucy Liu hosted the Huading Film Awards at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles. As China’s #1 film awards show, the Huading Awards chose to hold the international portion of the ceremony in Los Angeles this year—most likely so that celebrities don’t have to fly all the way to China to […]

June 3, 2014 • by Lee Yang

It’s an Asian Take-Over at the 2014 Met Gala

It’s May, which means two things: 1) it’s Asian American Heritage Month, and 2) it’s that time of the year for that one event where celebrities, designers, and really rich people pay upwards of $25,000 per ticket just to get in. Ladies and funky gentlemen, the Met Gala happened yesterday.

May 6, 2014 • by Lee Yang

Fifth Annual Kollaboration Seattle Promises Passion, Talent, and Heart

The 2014 Kollaboration season will kick off with Kollaboration Seattle’s first ever spring show this upcoming Saturday, April 12 at the Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue, WA. Check out below for the scoop on the finalists who will be performing at this Saturday’s show!

April 7, 2014 • by Lee Yang

The Problem With Racial Humor and Representation

When it comes to the portrayal of Asian-Americans in the media, visibility is not always positive or enriching to our community. At the risk of sounding like a broken record: I, being a male of Asian descent, am tired of being portrayed as the forever social outsider who will never be part of the crowd. […]

March 17, 2014 • by Lee Yang